Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A window with three separate openings, the central one being arched and taller than the others; a Palladian window.
- ‘Next time you see a Venetian window, a triangular pediment, a coved gallery ceiling, or a Georgian terrace with lined stucco, remember who started it all.’
- ‘The sight of sunlight striking the 16th century Venetian window frames not only took my breath away - it made me itch for my camera.’
- ‘A Venetian window on the east side of the quadrangle which had been previously filled in, has been restored with new columns.’
- ‘I can see the Venetian window and the grape-vine curling up to the roof.’
- ‘It faces the front and is lit by a large original Venetian window with leaded diamond panes topped by a plaster archway.’
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.