Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1865–1936), British novelist, short-story writer, and poet; full name Joseph Rudyard Kipling. Born in India, he is known for his poems, such as ‘If’ and ‘Gunga Din’ and his children's tales, notably "The Jungle Book" (1894) and the "Just So Stories" (1902). Nobel Prize for Literature (1907).
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.