Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1840–93), Russian composer; full name Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky. Notable works include the ballets "Swan Lake" (1877) and "The Nutcracker" (1892), the First Piano Concerto (1875), the opera "Eugene Onegin" (1879), the overture "1812" (1880), and his sixth symphony, the ‘Pathétique’ (1893).
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.