Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The Song of Simeon (Luke 2:29–32) used as a canticle in Christian liturgy, especially at compline and evensong.
- ‘The tradition of singing the Nunc Dimittis, albeit with a different melody, comes from the Medieval Period.’
Latin, the opening words of the canticle, ‘(Lord) now you let (your servant) depart’.
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.