Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘We know from the archaeological evidence that Homer attempts to archaeologize, even to take us into the Mycenaean Age… yet in Homer's day there was no science of archaeology, no written history to assist the historical novelist.’
- ‘Though impressive in scale, the architecture is not specific enough to invite fussy archeologizing.’
- ‘Having exhausted sites of the remote past, Berlin is now archeologizing itself.’
- ‘It is in this currently very momentous site of literary and cultural research that I am comparatively archeologizing.’
- ‘If being compelled to greet a dictator violated laws - kidnapping comes to mind - Beardsley had her own occasion to bend the law - and test traditional law - during a career archeologizing in the Pacific.’
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.