Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The doctrine that the state should have supremacy over the Church in ecclesiastical matters (wrongly attributed to Erastus).
- ‘Maurice did not regard himself as Broad Church, and his socialism seems at odds with Arnold's Erastianism.’
- ‘No Jacobite before 1716, he was driven to Jacobite intrigue by one-party tyranny and Whig Erastianism.’
- ‘The doctrine ever since known as Erastianism still lives on in the Church of England, as least so far as episcopal appointments are concerned.’
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.