Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1799–1837), Russian poet, novelist, and playwright; full name Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin. He wrote prolifically in many genres; his first success was the romantic narrative poem "Ruslan and Ludmilla" (1820). Other notable works include the verse novel "Eugene Onegin" (1833) and the blank-verse historical drama "Boris Godunov" (1831).
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.