Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1894–1963), English novelist and essayist; full name Aldous Leonard Huxley. After writing "Antic Hay" (1923) and "Brave New World" (1932), he moved to California in 1937, where he experimented with psychedelic drugs in 1953 and wrote of his experiences in "The Doors of Perception" (1954)
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.