Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1st Baron Tennyson of Aldworth and Freshwater (1809–92), English poet; poet laureate from 1850. His reputation was established by "In Memoriam" (1850), a long poem concerned with immortality, change, and evolution. Other notable works: "“The Charge of the Light Brigade”" (1854) and "Idylls of the King" (1859)
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.