Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The double dagger symbol ‡.
- ‘Dante has only one other canzone in which the two major parts of the stanza - before and after the diesis - are both subdivided.’
Late Middle English: Latin, from Greek diēsis, from diienai ‘send through’, from dia ‘through’ + ienai ‘send’.
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.