Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The basic monetary unit of Brazil from 1988 to 1990, equal to 100 centavos.
- ‘Many of these stamped cruzados are still in circulation.’
- ‘At about 15 cruzados per ounce, the annual deliveries of musk during the period exceded 200,000 cruzados' worth.’
From Portuguese cruzado, crusado ‘marked with the cross’.
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.