Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1832–83), French painter. He adopted a realist approach which greatly influenced the impressionists, using pure color to give a direct unsentimental effect. Notable works: "Déjeuner sur l'herbe" (1863), "Olympia" (1865), and "A Bar at the Folies-Bergère" (1882)
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.