Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1682–1754), Scottish architect. He developed Wren's ideas for London's city churches, notably at St Martin's-in-the-Fields (1722–6); his best-known secular building is the Radcliffe Camera in Oxford (completed 1737–48), which he developed from earlier designs by Hawksmoor.
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.