Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1612–80), English poet, most notable for his three-part satirical poem Hudibras (1663–78).
(1835–1902), English novelist. He is noted for Erewhon (1872), Erewhon Revisited (1901), and the semi-autobiographical The Way of All Flesh (1903).
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.