Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1901–68), Italian poet. His early work was influenced by French symbolism but his later work was more concerned with political and social issues. Notable works: "Water and Land" (1930) and "And It's Suddenly Evening" (1942). Nobel Prize for Literature (1959)
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.