Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘In this role he set out to deal with brigandry and banditry of the Isaurian warlord Indacus.’
- ‘After the Jacobite rebellion failed Rob continued his brigandry, and had his finger in more than one illegal pie.’
- ‘Calvinus had died rich, the protector of innumerable sheep-farmers, the scourge of Southern brigandry.’
- ‘It seems to have been brigandry, slave-trade, and other trade.’
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.