Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1911–68), British novelist, poet, and artist, born in China; full name Mervyn Laurence Peake. He is principally remembered for the trilogy comprising "Titus Groan" (1946), "Gormenghast" (1950), and "Titus Alone" (1959), set in the surreal world of Gormenghast Castle.
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.