Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1930–98), English poet; full name Edward James Hughes. His vision of the natural world as a place of violence, terror, and beauty pervades his work. He served as Britain's poet laureate 1984–98. Hughes was married to Sylvia Plath, a marriage he recounted in "Birthday Letters" (1998). Other notable works: "The Hawk in the Rain" (1957) and "Crow" (1970)
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.