Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1933), Polish composer. His music frequently features sounds drawn from extramusical sources and note clusters, as in his "Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima" (1960) for fifty-two strings. Notable religious works: "Stabat Mater" (1962) and "Polish Requiem" (1980–4)
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.