Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(he or she) speaks (with the speaker's name following, as a stage direction or to inform the reader).
- ‘Beside it, on the margin in MS., is the word" Action." Not a word of it was said. It was simply done. Again, immediately below that on the same page - Sikes' loquitur-" 'Oh! you haven't".’
Latin, from loqui ‘talk, speak’.
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.