Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1822–88), English poet, essayist, and social critic. In works such as Culture and Anarchy (1869) he criticized the Victorian age in terms of its materialism, philistinism, and complacency. Notable poems: ‘The Scholar Gipsy’ (1853), ‘Dover Beach’ (1867).
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.