Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Socially unconventional, artistic people and the areas they frequent, viewed collectively.‘Frances couch-surfs around what remains of New York City's bohemia’‘one of the legendary figures of London's literary bohemia’
Mid 19th century: from bohemian, on the model of Bohemia.
A region forming the western part of the Czech Republic. Formerly a Slavic kingdom, it became a province of the newly formed Czechoslovakia by the Treaty of Versailles in 1919.
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.