Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Moscow theatre company formed in 1923 that staged topical material for the purposes of political propaganda; (hence) a Soviet theatre movement influenced by the performance style of this company.
1970s; earliest use found in Drama Review. After Russian Sinjaja bluza, so called with reference to the blue workers’ uniforms in which the actors performed.
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.