Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1868–1936), Russian writer and revolutionary; pseudonym of Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov. After the Russian Revolution, he was proclaimed the founder of the new, officially sanctioned socialist realism. Notable works: "The Lower Depths" (1901) and an autobiographical trilogy (1915–23)
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.