Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1772–1834), English poet, critic, and philosopher. His "Lyrical Ballads" (1798), written with William Wordsworth, marked the start of English romanticism and included "“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.”"Other notable poems: "“Christabel”" and "“Kubla Khan”" (both 1816)
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.