Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The first Sunday in Advent, falling on or near 30 November.
- ‘On this, the morning of the first Advent Sunday, I lack the will to go home.’
- ‘Perhaps the magic of the season is so well expressed because the celebration begins on Advent Sunday - four weeks before Christmas Eve.’
- ‘She will open the first door of the Advent Calendar during morning service on Advent Sunday, November 30th.’
- ‘It's that time of year again - with the first Advent Sunday the countdown to Christmas starts.’
- ‘The retired chemist will have plenty to reflect on for his final address on Advent Sunday.’
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.