Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The vaulted dining room on the ground-floor of a Renaissance palazzo is archetypally Florentine, with its white walls and grey cornices of pietra serena.’
- ‘Tony Smith's work is all angles and crisp edges and, from the vantage point of the 21st century, archetypally masculine in form.’
- ‘Traditional houses in villages and towns are archetypally wooden, surrounded by high fences and with latticed windows.’
- ‘Upon a casual reading the poem seems archetypally romantic.’
- ‘This tiny model carved from ivory symbolises the rebirth, or resurrection, that follows death or archetypally, all that is human.’
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.