Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The lands of the Southwest, in their aridness, showed him concretely the underlying fragility of the land community, and the interconnectedness of its members.’
- ‘Book releases, art exhibitions, theatre camps and more, holding out the promise of being a haven for creativity in these times of aridness.’
- ‘The bouncy tempo and scale-based riff are the sparsest elements on the whole album and after 40 minutes of extraordinarily dense arrangements the aridness is a nice change of pace.’
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.