Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The craft of inlaying or decorating metal objects with enamel.
- ‘Icon painting, manuscript illumination, church wall painting, and a variety of decorative arts - goldsmithing, niello and enamelwork, ceramic and glassware - thrived under the hegemonic patronage of Church and court.’
- ‘The museum is home to more than 5,800 timepieces and 7,000 pieces of enamelwork and jewelry from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.’
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.