Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1902–84), English theoretical physicist; full name Paul Adrian Maurice Dirac. He described the behavior of the electron, including its spin, and predicted the existence of the positron by applying Albert Einstein's theory of relativity to quantum mechanics. Nobel Prize for Physics (1933), shared with Erwin Schrödinger.
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.