Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Music. In plural Grace notes; embellishments.
2Official approval given by the government of a country to a diplomatic representative of another country; an instance of this.
British Board of Agrément
: (in Britain) an official body that tests and monitors new building materials and techniques; abbreviated BBA.Related Agrément Board
Early 18th century (in an earlier sense). From French agrément (in plural) ornamental accessories, quality of that which is agreeable, grace note, musical ornamentation, specific uses of agrément.
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.