Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘He compares himself to the rose and lily, for fragrancy and beauty.’
- ‘The nose is dominated by Pinot Gris, the taste combines the full flavour and fragrancy of the Pinot Gris and the elegant character of Pinot Noir to yield a special type of Pinot wine.’
- ‘Poetry is the blossom and the fragrancy of all human knowledge, human thoughts, human passions, emotions, language.’
- ‘The fragrancy and goodness of natural honey is preserved.’
- ‘Hippocrates, widely known as the ‘father of medicine’, practiced fumigation with fragrancies, which had both therapeutic and aesthetic effect.’
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.