Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1856–1950), Irish playwright and writer. His best-known plays combine comedy with a questioning of conventional morality and thought; they include "Candida" (1897), "Man and Superman" (1903), "Major Barbara" (1905), "Pygmalion" (1913), and "St. Joan" (1923). Nobel Prize for Literature (1925)
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.