Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘One young German conservative historian I met took refuge in Anglophilia - his England, of course, being an England of the past.’
- ‘If in England it rallied a demoralized citizenry, here in America it validated the Anglophilia of the educated classes and gave British imperialism a good odor.’
- ‘Cashing in on Japan's Anglophilia and love of manga-like fantasy, Potter has been cunningly marketed to attract a more grown-up audience than in other countries.’
- ‘But in the three years that I've been living in Montreal, I can feel any remaining Anglophilia beginning to disintegrate.’
- ‘In 1807 his Anglophilia suffered the shock of a morally questionable British attack on Copenhagen and the Danish fleet, undertaken to prevent a French seizure of Danish vessels.’
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.