Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Byzantine province governed by an exarch.
- ‘The term militia had social, military, and political significance and was linked to the organization of the different Byzantine duchies and the exarchate.’
Mid 16th century: from medieval Latin exarchatus, from ecclesiastical Latin exarchus, from Greek (see exarch).
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.