Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Under guardianship, especially as a pupil:‘we are not children in statu pupillari, but adults’
- ‘Let it be known that all graduates have a voice and that all undergraduates are in statu pupillari.’
2In a junior position at university; not having a master's degree.
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.