Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of or inhabiting the earth.earthly, worldly, mundane, earthboundView synonyms
An inhabitant of the earth.
- ‘The amount of time for us ‘tellurians’ is determined by a piece of a path by which the Sun has traversed the sky.’
Mid 19th century: from Latin tellus, tellur- ‘earth’ + -ian.
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.