Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘You want Germany to fall into the hands of the Bolshevists?’
- ‘Well, while I disagree with your Bolshevist take on socialism, I must say that Mr. Brenner's article on mental illness was as moving as it was enlightening.’
- ‘The Bolshevist threat seemed to recede but another form of socialism was advancing.’
- ‘The German delegates protested that the result would be anarchy and famine from which only the Bolshevists would profit.’
- ‘The Bolshevist revolution forced him to flee Russia and he spent two years in Oxford.’
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.