Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1840–1902), French novelist and critic; full name Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola. His series of 20 novels collectively entitled "Les Rougon-Macquart" (1871–93), including "Nana" (1880), "Germinal" (1885), and "La Terre" (1887), shows how human behavior is determined by environment and heredity.
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.