Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1792–1822), English poet. He was a leading figure of the romantic movement with radical political views. Notable works include Queen Mab (political poems, 1813), Prometheus Unbound (lyrical drama, 1820), The Defence of Poetry (essay, 1821), and Adonais (1821), an elegy on the death of Keats.
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.