Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1941–96), Polish film director. Noted for their mannered style and their artistic, philosophical nature, his films include the series Dekalog (1988), each film being a visual interpretation of one of the Ten Commandments, and the trilogy Three Colours (1993–4).
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.