Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A large southern constellation (the Centaur). It lies in the Milky Way and contains the stars Alpha and Proxima Centauri.
- 1.1as genitive Centauri /sɛnˈtɔːri/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.‘the star Lambda Centauri’
- 1.1as genitive Centauri /sɛnˈtɔːri/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
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.