Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Out of many, one (the motto of the US).
- ‘But e pluribus unum and ‘one and indivisible’ are mottoes at war with each other.’
- ‘If there is a society on earth that can still perform the extraordinary feat of forging some sort of unity out of such diversity - e pluribus unum, as the coins say - it is America.’
- ‘In spirit, it's akin to America's e pluribus unum - out of many, one.’
- ‘Sports also buttress the highest goal of America - e pluribus unum.’
- ‘The idea of e pluribus unum (out of many, one) is anathema to them.’
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.