Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Last year Eller, a riveting balladist, opened for the Rolling Stones in Rio.’
- ‘After the First World War he returned to Egypt and turned from a court bard to a versatile balladist.’
- ‘Through the ages, perhaps no other Arab balladist has been quoted more than this desert bard.’
- ‘They know him as that honeyed-vocaled balladist that they fell in love with in 2002.’
- ‘His father was the local balladist and dancer.’
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.