Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1875–1937), French composer; full name Maurice Joseph Ravel. His works are somewhat impressionistic in style, employing colourful orchestration and unresolved dissonances. Notable works: the ballets "Daphnis and Chloë" (1912) and "Boléro" (1928) and the orchestral work "La Valse" (1920).
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.