Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A representation in carving or stained glass of the genealogy of Jesus as a tree with Jesse at the base and intermediate descendants on branching scrolls of foliage.
- ‘Just when I think they have probably outgrown a particular tradition like the Jesse tree, someone will ask, ‘When are we going to get out that old tree branch and hang things on it?’’
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.