Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1891–1938), Russian poet; a member of the Acmeist group; full name Osip Emilevich Mandelstam. Sent into internal exile in 1934, he died in a prison camp. Notable works: "Stone" (1913) and "Tristia" (1922)
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.