Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1632–1723), English architect. Following the Fire of London (1666) Wren was responsible for the design of the new St Paul's Cathedral (1675–1711) and many of the city's churches. Other works include the Royal Observatory at Greenwich (1675) and a partial rebuilding of Hampton Court (1689–94).
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.