Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The first six books of the Bible (Genesis to Joshua) collectively.
- ‘According to von Rad, the Hexateuch grew out of liturgical recitations’
- ‘It has hardly been possible to trace out and dissect the various constituents of the Hexateuch.’
Late 19th century: from hexa- ‘six’ + Greek teukhos ‘book’.
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.