Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The management of resources according to a plan of economic or political development.
- ‘Some argue that it amounted to Socialism, others saw a clear line of development between Italian fascism and France's much more ‘civilised’ programme of planification.’
- ‘This paper deals with the problem of linking a planification level to a sensory motor level.’
1950s: from French planifier ‘to plan’ (see -fication).
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.