Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A phrase meaning ‘God is most great’, used by Muslims in prayers and as a general declaration of faith or thanksgiving.‘crowds of people gathered, shouting ‘Allahu Akbar!’’
Arabic allāhu akbar, from allāhu nominative of allāh ‘God’ + akbar ‘great’.
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.