Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in Spanish-speaking countries) a small guitar, typically tuned a fifth higher than a standard guitar.
- ‘The absolute easiest way to tune a requinto is with an inexpensive electronic fully chromatic tuner.’
- ‘Ulises Bella is the band's most multi-talented addition, on tenor and baritone sax, piano, requinto harucho, guitar, bass, and clarinet.’
Spanish, literally ‘second fifth subtracted from a quantity’.
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.