Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dialect of Chinese spoken by over 50 million people, mainly in Fujian province, Hainan, and Taiwan. It has two main forms, northern and southern.
- ‘Beyond the study of Chaozhou and southern Min, the significance of the research lies in its contribution to the comparative study of Chinese dialects.’
- ‘The phylogeny above groups Chinese dialects into two: Southern dialects (Yue, Hakka, Min) and Northern. dialects (Wu, Gan, Xiang, Mandarin).’
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.