Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1805–91), English painter and etcher. His friendship with William Blake resulted in the mystical, visionary landscape paintings, such as "Repose of the Holy Family" (1824), for which he is best known. He was leader of a group of artists called The Ancients.
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.