Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘She returned her gaze to the sunset, washing everything in tones of red and amaranthine.’
- ‘In the amaranthine blackness, there were no days, and there were no years.’
- ‘As I'm learning more and more about Judaism, I'm finding that there is an amaranthine well of knowledge for me to uncover.’
- ‘The amaranthine powder or liquid color is soluble in water.’
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.