Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An original or the earliest version of a text, to which later versions can be compared.
- ‘What has often been touted, then, as the preeminent postmodern urtext actually represents a simultaneous attempt to reestablish the authority of the author, the center of the subject, and the literary traditions of an earlier period.’
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.