Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for Bokmål
- ‘The Dano-Norwegian of Ibsen is simple, concise, to the point.’
- ‘Jespersen later supplied phonetic transcriptions of the entries in Brynildsen's English and Dano-Norwegian Dictionary, which was the century's first pronouncing dictionary.’
- ‘He accepted the Norwegian pronunciations of the joint Dano-Norwegian written language as the norm for standard spoken Norwegian.’
- ‘Various euphemisms have been used for Dano-Norwegian; ‘Bokmål’ is one of them.’
- ‘They all write in Dano-Norwegian which is probably easier for you to understand’
- ‘A good linguist, from an early age he read and studied widely, and in 1901 wrote a letter of profound admiration in Dano-Norwegian to Ibsen.’
- ‘Only just before World War II did they in principle agree to teach the written standard - generally the Dano-Norwegian bokm'al - which at any one time was recognized as the official one in Norway.’
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.