Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having much colour.‘the colorific radiance of costume’
- ‘During this four-day session, students will discover the science of colour as they create colourific works of art including colour wheels, sun catchers, and tie dye T-shirts.’
- ‘Many coral species in the Red Sea are photosynthetic, which creates a colourific glory that is unsurpassed.’
- ‘In a world where camera phones are competing to be colourific multimedia machines, this company has broken off in a fresh direction with their latest model.’
Late 17th century: from French colorifique or modern Latin colorificus, from Latin color ‘colour’.
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.