Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1632–75), Dutch painter. He generally painted domestic genre scenes, for example "The Kitchen Maid" (c.1658), "The Music Lesson" (c.1662–65), and "The Girl with a Pearl Earring" (c.1665–66). His work is distinguished by its clear design and simple form.
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.