Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1880–1932), English biographer; full name Giles Lytton Strachey. A prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group, he achieved recognition with "Eminent Victorians" (1918), which attacked the literary Establishment through its satirical biographies of Florence Nightingale, General Gordon, and others.
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.