Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Belonging to a period other than that being portrayed:‘'Titus' benefits from the effective use of anachronistic elements like cars and loudspeakers’
- 1.1 Belonging or appropriate to an earlier period, especially so as to seem conspicuously old-fashioned:‘she is rebelling against the anachronistic morality of her parents’
- 1.1 Belonging or appropriate to an earlier period, especially so as to seem conspicuously old-fashioned:
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.