Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The study of Chinese language, history, customs, and politics.
- ‘Though a man holding a puppet isn't often taken seriously, he also holds a wealth of knowledge on Chinese and Taiwanese culture, gleaned from years of research in sinology.’
- ‘His studies in sinology were set to bear fruit.’
- ‘Some of these men have studied sinology at a German university.’
- ‘In December, 1814, a course in sinology was formally established in France, symbolizing the acceptance of sinology as an independent discipline within the Western academy.’
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.