Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Treated as plural. Sayings which are attributed to Jesus but are not recorded in the canonical Gospels.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in William Alley (d. 1570), bishop of Exeter. From post-classical Latin agrapha from ancient Greek ἄγραϕα, use as noun of neuter plural of ἄγραϕος unwritten from ἀ- + -γραϕος.
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.