Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The heresy and apostasy of the MP, like all apostatical movements in history, developed and deepened over time.’
- ‘Its loss was almost as bad as the loss of Santa Claus, and certainly as tragic as the final collapse of the tooth fairy theology, and it moved me further along in my increasingly apostatical progress through life.’
- ‘His counterpart, James Ussher, Protestant archbishop of Armagh from 1625, returned the compliment, drawing up with his fellow bishops in 1626 an uncompromising attack upon the Roman Catholic church declaring it to be superstitious, idolatrous, erroneous, heretical and apostatical.’
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.