Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1547–1616), Spanish novelist and playwright; full name Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. His most well-known work is "Don Quixote" (1605–15), a satire on chivalric romances that greatly influenced the development of the novel.
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.