Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pretentious or insincere person:‘the undiscriminating, arty chat of a campus pseudo’
- ‘‘I told you, we have had an overdose of these pseudos whom you so fondly call secularists.’’
- ‘Csicop is described as ‘a defensive league ‘of American scientists whose ‘basic aim is to argue that the ‘paranormal’ does not exist, and is an invention of ‘cranks’ and ‘pseudos.’’
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.