Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The work of or goods made by a smith:‘shops that sell gold and silver smithery’
- ‘Arms smithery turned to gun smithery as early as the 16th century, and arms manufacture was central to its economic success.’
- ‘The cellarers chamber treasures a collection of smitheries from the temple and other Navarrese parish churches.’
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.