Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An acrostic using the first letter only of each line.
- ‘Psalms 9 and 10 may originally have been a single acrostic in which alternating lines began with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet.’
- ‘Although that is mainly the single acrostics, it does occur with double and triple acrostics as well.’
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.