Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The first seven books of the Bible (Genesis to Judges) collectively.
- ‘The rest of the Heptateuch compilation has traditionally be assigned to a single 'anonymous translator', who may also have been the compiler.’
- ‘His contribution to the Heptateuch translation appears to have been Genesis chapters 1-24, the second half of Numbers, and all that there is of Joshua.’
Late 17th century: via late Latin from Greek heptateukhos, from hepta ‘seven’ + teukhos ‘book, volume’.
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.