Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) the holder of a university chair founded by a sovereign (especially one at Oxford or Cambridge instituted by Henry VIII) or filled by Crown appointment.‘the Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford’
holder of a chair, chair, head of faculty, head of departmentView synonyms
- ‘The Regius professor of public law at Edinburgh University says the parliament has brought in law reforms that would never have been achieved at Westminster.’
Latin regius ‘royal’, from rex, reg- ‘king’.
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.