Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, which describe events from a similar point of view, as contrasted with that of John.
- ‘Blount divides his discussion of the New Testament into four chapters: the Synoptic Gospels, the Gospel of John, Paul, and Revelation.’
- ‘The book's treatment of the Synoptic Gospels is much too brief to be enlightening.’
- ‘Some scholars put a cautious date on Thomas, for example, in the middle of the first century, before the Synoptic Gospels.’
- ‘The Synoptic Gospels are permeated with teaching about the kingdom of God.’
- ‘For example, based on a few scant verses, Segal tries to draw a clear contrast between the views of Paul on the Eucharist and those presented in the Synoptic Gospels.’
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.