Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of art) done on rock or cave walls.
- ‘The Siega Verde rupestrian art site covers a 1.5 km area on the left bank of the Águeda River, a left tributary of the Duero River.’
Late 18th century: from modern Latin rupestris ‘found on rocks’ (from Latin rupes ‘rock’) + -an.
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.