Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1865–1939), Irish poet and playwright. His play "The Countess Cathleen" (1892) and his collection of stories "The Celtic Twilight" (1893) stimulated Ireland's theatrical, cultural, and literary revival. Notable poetry: "“Sailing to Byzantium”" and "“Leda and the Swan.”" Nobel Prize for Literature (1923)
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.