Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1452–98), Italian preacher and religious reformer. A Dominican monk and strict ascetic, he was popular for his passionate preaching against immorality and corruption. Although he became virtual ruler of Florence (1494–95), he was excommunicated in 1497 and later executed as a heretic.
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.