Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A small, faint southern constellation (the Table or Table Mountain), lying between Dorado and the south celestial pole. It contains part of the Large Magellanic Cloud.
- 1.1as genitive Mensae /ˈmɛnsiː/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.‘the star Alpha Mensae’
- 1.1as genitive Mensae /ˈmɛnsiː/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
An international organization founded in England in 1945 whose members must achieve very high scores in IQ tests to be admitted.
Latin, ‘table’, with allusion to a round table at which all members have equal status.
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.