Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1790–1869), French poet, statesman, and historian; full name Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs in the provisional government following the Revolution of 1848. Notable works: "Méditations poétiques" (1820).
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.