Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(c.1200–c.1270), German poet. In reality a minnesinger whose works included lyrics and love poetry, he became a legendary figure as a knight who visited Venus's grotto. He spent seven years in debauchery, then repented and sought absolution from the Pope.
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.