Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The mode represented by the natural diatonic scale C–C (the major scale).
- ‘Incidentally, when you write a major scale from the tonic note up to the tonic note, you are also forming a mode, called the ionian mode!’
- ‘his lesson is on the ionian mode used in music theory for guitar and bass. Modal theory is an important aspect of understanding music theory.’
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.