Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[as modifier] Relating to or denoting a group of English post-impressionist realistic painters of the 1930s, whose members included William Coldstream (1908–87) and Victor Pasmore (1908–98).
- ‘Despite early links with such artists as Michael Andrews, Euan Uglow and John Bratby, he is not of the London School, the Kitchen Sink or the Euston Road.’
From the name of a road in London, site of a former School of Drawing and Painting (1938–9).
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.