Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1902–94), British philosopher; born in Austria. In "The Logic of Scientific Discovery" (1934) he argued that scientific hypotheses can never be finally confirmed as true, but are tested by attempts to falsify them. He also wrote "The Open Society and Its Enemies" (1945), a critique of all totalitarian systems.
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.