Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1869–1944), English conductor; full name Sir Henry Joseph Wood. In 1895 he instituted the first of the Promenade Concerts, which he conducted every year until he died. He arranged the "Fantasia on British Sea Songs" (including ‘Rule, Britannia’) which remains a regular feature of the last night of the promenade concert season.
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.