Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for Zoroastrianism
- ‘The second gallery reflects religious diversity in Turkish history, pointing out the influence of Manichaeism, Christianity, Mazdaism and Buddhism on various Turkish peoples.’
Late 19th century: from Avestan mazdā (short for Ahura Mazda) + -ism.
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.