Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for Dantean
- ‘In their Dantesque journeys through this dungeon world, speakers search for an unnamed Beatrice.’
- ‘Kanal's subplots sketch different human reactions in the midst of this Dante-esque catastrophe.’
- ‘T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound loved Dante, but they hardly conceived of being Dantesque.’
- ‘They are the record of Cohen's Dantesque journey to Purgatory and back.’
- ‘She would like to write something Dante-esque about the circle of hell she has in mind for the growing army of telemarketers who interrupt her work at increasing intervals lately.’
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.