Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1819–92), US poet. In 1855, he published a free verse collection, "Leaves of Grass", that includes "“I Sing the Body Electric”" and "“Song of Myself”"; eight further editions followed during Whitman's lifetime. Other notable works: "Drum-Taps" (1865) and "Sequel to Drum-Taps" (1865)
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.