Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1854–1900), Irish playwright, novelist, poet, and wit; full name Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde. His advocacy of “art for art's sake” is evident in his only novel, "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (1890). As a playwright, he achieved success with the comedies "Lady Windermere's Fan" (1892) and "The Importance of Being Earnest" (1895)
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.