Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A US family of artists, notably N. C.(1882–1944), full name Newell Convers Wyeth, whose many illustrations appeared in publications; his son Andrew Newell(1917–2009), whose paintings include "Christina's World" (1948) and the "Helga" series (1971–85); and Andrew's son Jamie(1946–), full name James Browning Wyeth, whose notable paintings include "Portrait of J.F.K." (1965), "Wolfbane" (1984), and his series of portraits of Orca Bates.
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.