Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘He admits that he was once a blasphemer and a persecutor of the faith.’
- ‘Any time now, the gods will turn their wrath upon this blasphemer and strike him down.’
- ‘And Paul, an apostle and leader in the church, was once ‘a blasphemer, a persecutor and a man of violence.’’
- ‘He will also make sure every liar, blasphemer, and adulterer is punished.’
- ‘The strengthening of the sovereign's power had diminished the threat of the blasphemer to the community, and blasphemy became a private sin rather than a public menace.’
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.