Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The second letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
- ‘Since Beth is the second letter of the Aramaic alphabet, I have replaced "beth (letter)" with "B" to more closely approximate an English sentence’
- ‘Kabbalists believe that every letter of the Hebrew Aleph Beth (alphabet) has a hidden meaning.’
- ‘Lamentations 3 is an acrostic on the Hebrew alphabet, each letter given three lines: three alephs, three beths, three gimmels, and so on.’
- ‘"Beth" is the name of the second letter of the alphabet,’
- ‘The symbol 'beth' was carved into the front door’
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.