Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1917–77), US poet; full name Robert Traill Spence Lowell. His poetry, often describing his manic depression, is notable for its intense confessional nature and for its complex imagery. Notable works: "Lord Weary's Castle" (1946), "Life Studies" (1959), and "The Dolphin" (1973)
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.