Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(especially of architecture or art) in or relating to harmonious proportion.
- ‘To overcome difficulty with physical coordination, which was caused by a visual dysfunction, she studied the Dalcroze system of eurhythmic training.’
- ‘Familiar rhythm systems are eurhythmic words, mnemonic words, 1-e-and-a syllables, Kodaly syllables and beat-function syllables.’
Mid 19th century: based on Greek euruthmia proportion + -ic.
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.