Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The study of the different ways the world is perceived and categorized in different cultures.
- ‘Fengshui is an ancient Chinese ethnoscience that addresses the harmonic layout of cities, villages, dwellings, and buildings.’
- ‘Urton, 53, is an Andean scholar whose studies meld ethnography, ethnohistory and ethnoscience.’
- ‘Science is alleged to be no more legitimate than many other non-scientific practices such as those embodied in ‘local knowledge’, ‘ethnoscience’ and what the postmodernist Lyotard calls ‘narratives’.’
- ‘For instance, many scholars have explored how modern western science has overwhelmed and supplanted both ethnoscience and traditional or indigenous systems of knowledge.’
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.