Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1714–87), German composer; full name Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck. His first operas were in the traditional Italian style, but with "Orfeo ed Euridice" (1762), he initiated a new style in which he united dramatic, musical, and emotional elements, revolutionizing opera. Later works include "Alceste"(1767), "Iphigénie en Aulide"(1774), and "Iphigénie en Tauride" (1779)
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.