Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1840–1926), French painter. A founding member of the impressionists (his painting "Impression: Sunrise"  gave the movement its name), his fascination with the play of light on objects led him to produce series of single subjects painted at different times of day and under different weather conditions, such as the "Haystacks" series (1890–91) and "Rouen Cathedral" (1892–95). Among his most famous paintings are the "Waterlilies" series, which he began in 1899 and which occupied him for the rest of his life.
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.