Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1516–87), English religious writer. He is famous for his "Actes and Monuments" popularly known as "The Book of Martyrs", which appeared in England in 1563. This passionate account of the persecution of English Protestants fuelled hostility to Catholicism for generations.
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.