Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The wife of Cepheus, king of Ethiopia, and mother of Andromeda.
A constellation near the north celestial pole, recognizable by the conspicuous “W” pattern of its brightest stars.
- 2.1as genitive Cassiopeiae /ˌkasēəˈpē-ē/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.‘the star Delta Cassiopeiae’
- 2.1as genitive Cassiopeiae /ˌkasēəˈpē-ē/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
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.