Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1880–1936), German philosopher. In his book "The Decline of the West" (1918–22) he argued that civilizations undergo a seasonal cycle of a thousand years and are subject to growth and decay analogous to biological species.
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.