Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1889–1953), US astronomer. He studied galaxies and devised a classification scheme for them. In 1929, he proposed what is now known as Hubble's law with its constant of proportionality (Hubble's constant). The Hubble Space Telescope, deployed in space in 1990, is named for him.
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.