Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1632–1704), English philosopher; a founder of empiricism and political liberalism. His "Two Treatises of Government" (1690) argues that the authority of rulers has a human origin and is limited. In "An Essay concerning Human Understanding" (1690) he argued that all knowledge is derived from sense-experience.
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.