Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1another term for the Moravians (see Moravian)
- ‘Methodist, Lutheran, United Brethren, Presbyterian, Reformed, Evangelical, and Roman Catholic congregations called upon the service of the Hummelstown Brownstone Company.’
- ‘Affiliated with the Church of the United Brethren of Christ, the student body tends to have a traditional, conservative streak - until it comes to dining.’
- ‘The records of the Cross Street Chapel begin in 1646 when the congregation was identified as the United Brethren.’
- ‘He was a bishop in the Church of the United Brethren, and in his old age was twice involved in splitting his church.’
2An evangelical Protestant denomination founded in the US in 1800.
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.