Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A short literary or musical composition.
- ‘In his various suites and morceaux, Ginastera reveals himself as a superb miniaturist.’
- ‘It's a charming morceau, with real poetry in it, although it's hard to get a good performance.’
Mid 18th century: French, literally ‘morsel, piece’.
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.