Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used in citations to indicate an author or word that has just been mentioned:‘Marianne Elliott, Partners in Revolution, 1982; idem, Wolfe Tone, 1989’
- ‘S. B. Chrimes; idem, The Governance of England: Otherwise Called the Difference between an Absolute and a Limited Monarchy, ed.’
- ‘Richard Taruskin: Stravinsky and the Russian traditions: a biography of the works through Mavra (Oxford, 1996); idem: Defining Russia musically: historical and hermeneutical essays (Princeton, 1997).’
- ‘See Gerald A. McCool, SJ, From Unity to Pluralism: The Internal Evolution of Thomism; and idem, The Neo-Thomists.’
Latin, the same.
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.