Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1914–53), Welsh poet; full name Dylan Marlais Thomas. In 1953, on radio, he narrated "Under Milk Wood", a portrait of a small Welsh town, interspersing poetic alliterative prose with songs and ballads. Other notable works: "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog" (prose, 1940)
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.