Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
See ancient history
- ‘It has been described by many ancient historians as a place of prophesies almost as famous as the Delphic Oracle.’
- ‘In many cases, the works of ancient historians who offered vital testimony had been lost.’
- ‘That perennial bugbear of the ancient historian, the inadequacies and ambiguities of the sources, haunts every attempt to resurrect the great conqueror.’
- ‘Aryans were not foreigners from the West, the view widely held by ancient historians, but India's native people.’
- ‘A friend of mine, an ancient historian, world expert in his fields, was appointed to Harvard with the expectation that he'd take on three graduates a year.’
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.