Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(c.1478–1510), Italian painter; also called Giorgio Barbarelli or Giorgio da Castelfranco. An influential figure in Renaissance art, he introduced the small easel picture in oils intended for private collectors. Notable works: "The Tempest" (c.1505) and "Sleeping Venus" (c.1510).
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.