Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1767–1845), German romantic poet and critic, who was among the founders of art history and comparative philology. His brother, Friedrich von Schlegel (1772–1829), was a critic, philosopher, and poet who wrote on comparative literature and philology.
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.