Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Denoting a system of solmization (such as tonic sol-fa) in which doh is the keynote of any major scale.Compare with fixed-doh
- ‘Those of us who have been taught with a movable doh find fixed doh very hard.’
- ‘As a choirboy I was taught the movable doh system as well as staff notation.’
- ‘The guitar is well equipped to adapt to solfa: the finger patterns easily relate to the movable doh.’
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.