Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Nouvelle vague of the 1960s was conceived in a similar spirit by French cineasts who realized that the Hollywood studios had turned the movie into a product to be consumed.’
- 1.1 An enthusiast for or devotee of movies or filmmaking.
- ‘The 2004 Cannes Film Festival was a treat for gay cineasts.’
1920s: from French cinéaste, from ciné (from cinéma), on the pattern of enthousiaste enthusiast.
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.