Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1[usually as modifier] The penultimate Pleistocene glaciation in the Alps, possibly corresponding to the Saale of northern Europe.
- ‘Gunz, Mindel, Riss and Wurm are the names of four ice ages.’
- 1.1 The system of deposits laid down during the Riss glaciation.
Early 20th century: from the name of a tributary of the Danube River in Germany.
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.