Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1637–74), English religious writer and metaphysical poet. His major prose work "Centuries" (1699) was rediscovered in 1896 and republished as "Centuries of Meditation" (1908). It consists of brief meditations showing his joy in creation and in divine love and is noted for its description of his childhood.
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.