Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
postpositive (of a head or limb) depicted as cut off in a jagged line.‘a stag's head erased’
- ‘It is therefore important when examining a slaver on foot to see that it is struck with the obligatory lion passant or leopard's head erased mark.’
- ‘The Arms are blazoned as: Gules, a chevron between a griffin's head erased or in base, and two bezants in chief.’
- ‘The hawks' heads erased Gules reflect the arms of the Chief of Clan MacNeacail.’
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.