Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Maori elder.
- ‘It tells the story of a polluted river, a consultation with a kaumatua, traditional Maori gods destroying a factory, and an expression of Maori sovereignty.’
- ‘Even the kaumatuas need no better gears than a baggy tracksuit.’
- ‘Oblivious to its place in history, the feisty North Island brown kiwi twisted its head as the Tainui kaumatua intoned a karakia.’
- ‘I would like to take a moment to greet the kaumatua and iwi representatives present in the gallery.’
- ‘There were a lot of his elders and kaumatua who encouraged him to study law, but he felt that he could be better use as a doctor.’
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.