Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The (heretical) doctrine of the Agnoetes that Christ shared limited knowledge with humans, and was not omniscient; belief in this.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Chambers's Cyclopaedia. From post-classical Latin Agnoetismus from Agnoetae + -ismus.
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.