Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Starting again from the beginning; anew.
- ‘The de nouveau construction of Turkey was to proceed on exclusively secular lines down to minutiae like banning the wearing of headscarves in state buildings, schools and universities.’
- ‘They blew in the new year in such a sonorous manner that one would have thought Coins' bag was de nouveau rent asunder.’
French, literally ‘from new’.
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.