Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A person who practises alchemy:‘phosphorus was discovered by German alchemist Hennig Brand in 1669’
- 1.1 A person who transforms or creates something through a seemingly magical process:‘some highly imaginative tax shelters dreamed up by the accounting alchemists’
- 1.1 A person who transforms or creates something through a seemingly magical process:
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.