Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to or denoting a French style of Gothic architecture prevalent from c.1230 to c.1350, characterized by distinctive rose windows.
- ‘The Sainte-Chapelle is a superb example of the Rayonnant style in Gothic architecture.’
- ‘Rayonnant Gothic is a type of Gothic that originated around the court of saint-Louis (Louis IX of France).’
French, literally ‘radiating’, from the pattern of radiating lights in the windows.
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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.