Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1828–82), English painter and poet; full name Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti. A founder member of the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood (1848), he is best known for his idealized images of women, including "Beata Beatrix" (c.1863) and "The Blessed Damozel" (1871–9). He was the brother of Christina Rossetti.
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.