Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1401–28), Italian painter; born Tommaso Giovanni di Simone Guidi. A pioneer in the application of the laws of perspective to painting, he is remembered particularly for his frescoes in the Brancacci Chapel in the church of Santa Maria del Carmine in Florence (1424–7).
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.