Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The university term in which Lent falls.
- ‘He was due back in Cambridge to begin the Lent term later in January, but instead of resuming his work there he was taken into the hospital to undergo a series of investigatory tests.’
- ‘The college council at Caius meets annually during the Lent term to elect new fellows.’
Lent term/ˈlent ˌtərm/
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.