Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large window consisting of a central arched section flanked by two narrow rectangular sections.
- ‘A Venetian window on the east side of the quadrangle which had been previously filled in, has been restored with new columns.’
- ‘The sight of sunlight striking the 16th century Venetian window frames not only took my breath away - it made me itch for my camera.’
- ‘Next time you see a Venetian window, a triangular pediment, a coved gallery ceiling, or a Georgian terrace with lined stucco, remember who started it all.’
- ‘It faces the front and is lit by a large original Venetian window with leaded diamond panes topped by a plaster archway.’
- ‘I can see the Venetian window and the grape-vine curling up to the roof.’
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.