Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Ceramic articles with an iridescent metallic glaze.
- ‘His love for the Italian Renaissance extended to Islamic ceramics, including Spanish lusterware.’
- ‘Dorado, or lusterware, is mentioned in Alcora documents as early as the mid-eighteenth century, but again, it did not take off until the beginning of the third period.’
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.