Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1882–1941), Irish writer; full name James Augustine Aloysius Joyce. An important writer of the modernist movement, he first became known for his short stories in "Dubliners" (1914). His novel "Ulysses" (1922) revolutionized the structure of the modern novel and developed the stream-of-consciousness technique. Other notable novels: "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" (1914–15) and "Finnegans Wake" (1939)
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.