Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A supposedly inherited subconscious memory of events in human history or prehistory.
- ‘AM I the only one left in the country now who is plagued by a race memory of the Big House?’
- ‘And you could probably typify both experiences as examples of the collective unconscious or race memory.’
- ‘Call it race memory or the absorption of equine lore into the DNA of an entire nation, but it has always seemed to me that the Irish take their racing that bit more seriously than the British.’
- ‘Bavarian and Austrian Catholics have always felt that they were a people apart and they have a race memory of a time when Germanic monarchs ruled the ‘Empire in the West’.’
- ‘But something in the nature of a race memory emerges in his work: its evocations of deserts, lost tribes, desolate suns.’
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.