Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(c.624–c.545 BC), Greek philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer, living at Miletus. Judged by Aristotle to be the founder of physical science, he is also credited with discovering the principles of geometry. He proposed that water was the primary substance from which all things were derived.
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.