Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1908–68), Soviet theoretical physicist; full name Lev Davidovich Landau. Active in many fields, Landau was noted for his work on the superfluidity and thermal conductivity of liquid helium. Nobel Prize for Physics (1962)
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.