Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(551–479 BC), Chinese philosopher; Latinized name of Kongfuze (K'ung Fu-tzu ) “Kong the master.” His ideas about the importance of practical moral values, collected by his disciples in the "Analects", formed the basis of the philosophy known as Confucianism.
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.