Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1873–1943), Russian composer and pianist, resident in the US from 1917; full name Sergei Vasilevich Rachmaninov. Part of the Russian romantic tradition, he is primarily known for his compositions for piano.
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.