Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(480–c.406 bc), Greek playwright. His nineteen surviving plays show important innovations in the handling of traditional myths, such as the introduction of realism, an interest in feminine psychology, and the portrayal of abnormal and irrational states of mind. Notable works: Medea, Hippolytus, Electra, Trojan Women, and Bacchae.
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.