Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A winged statue of Nike, the Greek goddess of victory, especially the Nike of Samothrace (c.200 BC) preserved in the Louvre in Paris.
- ‘The Winged Victory of Samothrace can be found on the second floor of the Denon Wing of the Louvre Museum in Paris.’
- ‘The Winged Victory Monument, honoring those who served in World War I, was first conceived in 1919.’
- ‘I admired this Winged Victory outside the Carnegie Library in Braddock, PA, after going to a chili cook-off there this afternoon.’
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.