Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in South America) an inhabitant of a llano, in particular one who works as a cowboy:‘slouching around on the muddy street corners were clusters of llaneros’
- ‘Moreover, llaneros from the eastern plains, paisas from the coffee growing Andes region, and costeños from the coasts have few chances to get acquainted, other than through stereotypes and regional caricatures.’
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.