Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1882–1940), English sculptor, engraver, and typographer; full name Arthur Eric Rowton Gill. He did the relief carvings "Stations of the Cross" (1914–18) at Westminster Cathedral and the "Prospero and Ariel" (1931) on Broadcasting House in London. He also designed the first sans serif typeface, Gill Sans.
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.