Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dialect of the Inuit (Eskimo) language which is one of the official languages of Greenland (the other being Danish).
- ‘For the vast majority of the 600 students at Gammeqarfik, their first language is Greenlandic, a dialect of Inuktitut.’
- ‘The official language is based on West Greenlandic, a form of General Eskimo, and is classed as a separate language because of its official position and special literary development.’
- ‘The people of Greenland speak Greenlandic, a language that is similar to the one spoken by native Canadian people.’
- ‘Lulie's name comes from the Greenlandic word for iceberg, iluliaq.’
- ‘Harry Potter has been translated into 60 languages including Greenlandic, Welsh, Basque and Macedonian.’
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.