Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in Germanic mythology) the downfall of the gods.
- ‘But in describing its unprecedented economic fertility, the imagery of Genesis is more appropriate than that of Götterdämmerung.’
German, literally ‘twilight of the gods’, popularized by Wagner's use of the word as the title of the last opera of the Ring cycle.
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.