Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1885–1972), US poet and critic, resident in Europe 1908–45; full name Ezra Weston Loomis Pound. Initially associated with imagism, he later developed a highly eclectic poetic voice, establishing a reputation as a modernist poet. Notable works: "Hugh Selwyn Mauberley" (1920) and "Cantos" (series, 1917–70)
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.