Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of an expedition, enterprise, search, or network) moving or extending across or round the world.
- ‘The conference phone was dusted off and a transglobal press conference followed.’
- ‘National borders still would exist, but the new, extended enterprise would link regions around the world to focus on industry specializations - a sort of transglobal value chain.’
- ‘Judging by the company you keep - jet-setting, transglobal culture makers who rarely seem without gadgets or cash - that's a very desirable demographic indeed.’
- ‘In a story set at the dawn of transglobal travel, the ship's mutineers come across as the template for all marauding Brits on holiday since.’
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.