Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1579–1625), English playwright. A writer of Jacobean tragicomedies, he wrote about 15 plays with Francis Beaumont and is also believed to have collaborated with William Shakespeare on such plays as "The Two Noble Kinsmen" and "Henry VIII" (both c.1613)
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.