Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Perhaps anachronistically, he argues that naval power remains pivotal, even in the 21st century.’
- ‘He excoriates those who have insisted somewhat anachronistically that Calvin was not a systematic theologian.’
- ‘Some of these objects clash anachronistically with the picture's subject matter.’
- ‘They're not anachronistically trying to make the perfect old-fashioned pop song.’
- ‘The latter appears, anachronistically, in the guise of two rich young bachelors who have just inherited the estate next door.’
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.