Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A native or inhabitant of Madrid.
- ‘‘Thousands of Madrileños acclaim the couple under heavy rains that failed to take the shine off the wedding,’ the Barcelona-based La Vanguardia reported.’
- ‘Zarzuela is the Spanish equivalent of Viennese operetta, but whereas the Austrians liked to hear about the aristocracy, the Madrileños enjoyed plots about everyday people.’
- ‘The town positively buzzes with life right up until dawn, and Madrileños seem to get along quite happily with little or no sleep.’
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.