Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in Singapore) a white person.‘Conan and I were the only two ang mohs in the place’‘if the salesmen see an ang moh, they will double the prices!’as modifier ‘an ang moh woman turned up with her little blonde-haired kid’
Late 19th century: from Chinese âng mo ‘person of Western descent’, from âng ‘red’ + mo ‘hair’.
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.