Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An account or theory of the origin of humanity.
2The origin of humanity; the study or investigation of this.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy. From (i) post-classical Latin anthropogonia.
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.