Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An angel that is believed to register each person's good and bad actions.
- ‘It was alway assumed, of course, that God would make the final decision, and the recording angel never played any kind of a judgmental role, but it was intended to remind the faithful that there was just no way to avoid the scrutiny of the divine.’
- ‘It called the book ‘sloppy, self-indulgent and dull - the sound of one man prattling away, not for the reader, but for himself and some distant recording angel of history.’’
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.