Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1939–2013), Irish poet; born in Northern Ireland; full name Seamus Justin Heaney. He became an Irish citizen in 1972. Notable works: "North" (1975) and "The Haw Lantern" (1987). In 1999 he published an acclaimed new translation of "Beowulf". Nobel Prize for Literature (1995)
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.