Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘He has never attempted to construct a microcosm of South African society, and thus to view his work as a general statement about Afrikanerdom or white society is misguided.’
- ‘They represented our country with the notion that Afrikanerdom and the Lord would get them through.’
- ‘His role as lecturer in what was a bastion of Afrikanerdom is of fairly recent origin.’
- ‘This rule by the generals was wholly unacceptable to the great notables of Afrikanerdom.’
- ‘It was actively disseminated by the Broederbond, a Protestant organization formed in 1918 to promote Afrikanerdom.’
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.