Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pair of lines consisting of a dactylic hexameter and a pentameter, especially in Greek and Latin verse.
- ‘The Latin elegiac couplet is the meter of Latin love elegy, but it is also used in many other types of poetry.’
- ‘The elegiac couplet, used in poems 65-116, is Catullus most frequently employed meter.’
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.