Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1889–1951), British philosopher, born in Austria; full name Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein. His two major works, "Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus" (1921) and "Philosophical Investigations" (1953), examine language and its relationship to the world.
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.