Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dance for one person.
- ‘In Berlin, the pas de cinq divertissement was replaced by the pas seul, which Meyerbeer composed as an additional piece for Marie Taglioni when she appeared in the Berlin production of Robert in 1832.’
French, literally ‘single step’.
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.