Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Pair:‘patterned gloves, £7.99/pr’
2archaic Per:‘$6 pr day’
1Proportional representation:‘PR has been a success in Germany’
2Public relations:‘we did a lot of PR and mounted a big advertising campaign’
3North American Puerto Rico.
The chemical element praseodymium.
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.