Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Occasionally, and very discreetly, the results are perused to discover whether certain ethnic students do better than those of Anglo-Celtic provenance.’
- ‘Demographics indicate unquestionably that the independent (non-Catholic) private schools cater primarily to Anglo-Celtic children, predominantly those residing in areas of affluence.’
- ‘Australians of Asian ancestry - and indeed any ancestry other than Anglo-Celtic - will find an equality of sorts in their utter absence from Greer's narrative. They simply don't exist.’
- ‘The constant depiction of Anglo-Celtic Australia and its history as flawed, regrettable and valueless creates a siege mentality that closes minds and shuts down any rational discussion of what it is to be Australian.’
- ‘Whatever the current political climate may make of the pioneers who attempted to ‘open up’ the interior, that economic experiment was not solely a product of Anglo-Celtic ingenuity, effort or political hegemony.’
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.