Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Mamercus was a very wealthy man, and his refusal of the aedileship was the cause of his defeat for the consulship.’
- ‘Thus twelve praetorships and six aedileships were created.’
- ‘Until the 2nd century BC, the curule aedileships rotated on a yearly basis between patricians and plebeians.’
- ‘During the elections for the aedileships a fight broke out and numbers of people were killed.’
- ‘Promotion to the aedileship was automatic for patricians, but Vespasian wasn't a patrician.’
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.