Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1737–1809), English political writer. His pamphlet "Common Sense" (1776) called for American independence, and "The Rights of Man" (1791) defended the French Revolution. His radical views prompted the British government to indict him for treason and he fled to France. Other notable works: "The Age of Reason" (1794).
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.