Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1857–1924), British novelist; born in Poland; born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski. Much of his work, including his novella "Heart of Darkness" (1902) and the novel "Nostromo" (1904), explores the darkness within human nature. Other notable works include "Lord Jim" (1900) and "Chance" (1913)
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.