Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An inconspicuous southern constellation (the Easel or Painter), close to the star Canopus in Puppis.
- 1.1as genitive Pictoris /pɪkˈtɔːrɪs/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.‘the star Beta Pictoris’
- 1.1as genitive Pictoris /pɪkˈtɔːrɪs/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
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.