Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(fl. 1st century BC), Roman architect and military engineer; full name Marcus Vitruvius Pollio. He wrote a comprehensive ten-volume treatise on architecture which includes matters such as acoustics and water supply as well as the more obvious aspects of architectural design, decoration, and building.
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.