Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
6th Baron (1788–1824), English poet. His poetry exerted considerable influence on the romantic movement, particularly on the Continent. Having joined the fight for Greek independence, he died of malaria before seeing serious action. Notable works: "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage" (1812–18) and "Don Juan" (1819–24)
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.