Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1882–1971), Russian composer, resident of the US from 1939; full name Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky. His ballets "The Firebird" (1910) and "The Rite of Spring" (1913) shocked Paris audiences with their irregular rhythms and frequent dissonances. He later developed a neoclassical style typified by the opera "The Rake's Progress" (1948–51) and experimented with serialism in "Threni" (1958)
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.