Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1937), British playwright, born in Czechoslovakia; born Thomas Straussler. His best-known plays are comedies, often dealing with metaphysical and ethical questions, for example "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" (1966), which is based on the characters from Shakespeare's "Hamlet".
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.