Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1732–1809), Austrian composer. A major exponent of the classical style, he was musical director to the household of Hungary's Prince Esterházy 1761–90. His work includes 104 symphonies, chamber and keyboard music, and the oratorio "The Creation" (1796–98)
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.