Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in South Africa) a matter defined as being specific to a particular ethnic group, and controlled by that group through a chamber of the tricameral parliament.
- ‘If the State President decides that a given matter is an ‘own affair’ of a particular House, he will refer it to that House for final legislative determination.’
- ‘Since welfare became an ‘own affair’ in the tricameral parliament, the House of Delegates has trebled its number of professional social work staff.’
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.