Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in Malaysia) a title of respect.‘Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mahathir Mohamed’
- ‘MHF deputy president Tan Sri P. Alagendra will head the panel that include Satgunam, MHF coaching committee chairman Datuk R. Yogeswaran, Yang Siow Meng and National Sports Council's Ariffin Ghani.’
- ‘Negri Sembilan's favourite son Datuk Ho Koh Chye has been given the honour of lighting the cauldron for the 10th Malaysia Games at the Tuanku Abdul Rahman Stadium in Paroi tonight.’
- ‘After being treated to a Javanese-Hainanese dance and trying to prevent the Datuk from accumulating more coconut paraphernalia, we were taken to a rather nice looking resort-style hotel called the Kangle Garden Resort.’
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.