Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1864–1920), German economist and sociologist; regarded as one of the founders of modern sociology. In "The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism" (1904–05), he argued that there is a direct relationship between the Protestant work ethic and the rise of capitalism.
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.