Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1867–1957), Italian conductor. He was musical director at La Scala in Milan 1898–1903 and 1906–08 before becoming a conductor at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City 1908–21 and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra 1928–38. He founded the NBC Symphony Orchestra in 1937.
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.