Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(c.445–c.360 BC), Greek philosopher and teacher, regarded as the founder of the school of Cynics. A pupil and friend of Socrates, he believed that happiness is based on virtuous action rather than ease and pleasure, and that virtue, once acquired, cannot be lost.
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.