Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1678–1741), Italian composer and violinist; known as the Red Priest; full name Antonio Lucio Vivaldi. His feeling for texture and melody is evident in his numerous compositions such as "The Four Seasons" (concerto, 1725)
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.