Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A Balkan Romance language closely related to Romanian and spoken in parts of northern Greece, Albania, Macedonia, and Bulgaria; = Macedo-Romanian.Related Macedo-Romanian
2A member of the scattered Aromanian-speaking communities of the southern Balkans, especially of northern Greece, Albania, Macedonia, and Bulgaria.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Political Science Quarterly. From Aromani or its etymon Vlach (Aromanian) Aromâni, Aromîni, self-designation + -an, after Romanian.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.