Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1936–), Indian symphony conductor. Often heading more than one orchestra at the same time, he has been music director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra 1961–67, the Los Angeles Philharmonic 1962–78, the New York Philharmonic 1978–91, the Israel Philharmonic since 1977 (appointed for life), and the Bavarian State Opera 1998–2006.
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.