Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mechanical piano constructed like a barrel organ.
- ‘The piano-organ remains all the summer outside, playing dance melodies.’
- ‘Liszt had already tested the "piano-organ" on a visit to Paris in the autumn of 1853.’
- ‘Reger, was the son of a school-teacher and amateur musician, who gave him instruction on the piano organ, and various string instruments.’
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.