Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A white wine of German origin or style made from selected individual grapes picked later than the general harvest.
- ‘In the dessert wine category there is Beerenauslese and the even sweeter Trockenbeerenauslese.’
German, from Beeren ‘berries’ + aus ‘out’ + lese ‘picking’.
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.