Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1844–1926), US painter. Known for her draftsmanship, etching, and dry-point studies, she was persuaded by Edgar Degas to exhibit with the impressionists. She worked mostly in Paris, and her paintings, including "Lady at the Tea Table" (1885), display a close interest in everyday subject matter.
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.