Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Our publishers recognized this by publishing, simultaneously, a hard-copy version (which many libraries and bibliophilic readers still prefer) and a Web version, which will be updated two years hence.’
- ‘Most of the work is small, but he breaks out of the bibliophilic scale in two ways.’
- ‘His patient-centered teaching and his genteel, bibliophilic scholarship inspired later medical humanists.’
- ‘At his lovely retirement village, with the help of many friends as well as family, we had a wonderful bibliophilic party.’
- ‘Yet whenever the reader begins to tire of historical minutiae, the author throws in charming tidbits of bibliophilic lore.’
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.