Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1696–1770), Italian painter. He painted numerous rococo frescoes and altarpieces including the Antony and Cleopatra frescoes in the Palazzo Labia, Venice (c.1750), and the decoration of the residence of the Prince-Bishop at Würzburg (1751–3).
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.