Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The language of southern Germany from c.1200–1500.
- ‘In Middle High German written diphthongs like ie are pronounced in fact as diphthongs.’
- ‘The Old High German language existed to the 11th century, followed by Middle High German.’
- ‘Another seems to be a translation of Troilus and Cressida into Middle High German.’
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.