Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A province of the Orthodox Church.
- ‘Excavations have uncovered a Catholic monastery dating back to the 15th - 17th centuries, which was the seat of Sofia's Catholic eparchy at that time.’
- ‘Of the 195 U.S. dioceses and eparchies (Eastern Rite dioceses), 194 took part in the audit and 181 participated in the survey.’
- ‘It is the first report card on how each U.S. diocese or eparchy is carrying out the bishops' 2002 Charter.’
- ‘I'm a bit surprised that this stuff is tolerated in a Byzantine rite eparchy.’
- ‘Seven dioceses and eparchies, which are dioceses of the Eastern Catholic Churches, were not in compliance by year's end.’
Late 18th century: from Greek eparkhia, from eparkhos (see eparch).
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.