Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to central Europe or its people.
- ‘The Princess is Middle-European royalty, wife of the Queen's cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, and the author of popular history books.’
- ‘In this twisted tale from the pen of Bohdan Tarasenko, the audience is plunged deep into the travails of a not-so-functional family unit living even deeper in the heart of a mythic Middle-European forest.’
- ‘Small's score turns into a gloppy Middle-European rhapsody as she walks into the old man's office in a shining black metallic gown and feather boa.’
- ‘Sandor believes that the Hungarian / Middle-European culinary tradition has much to offer, particularly its slow-cooking methods and its use of spices.’
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.