Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘And of course literary criticism today is not the lit. crit. of old.’
- ‘I think the read-only (lit. crit. only) approach to imaginative literature actually encourages that view.’
- ‘He is still revered at his Sydney watering-hole, but he's almost totally ignored by Australian lit. crit. specialists.’
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.