Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The full moon that is seen nearest to the time of the autumnal equinox.
- ‘And before them, low in the sky, hung the harvest moon, almost close enough to touch.’
- ‘Rose looked excitedly out of the window at the large harvest moon.’
- ‘The harvest moon came over the city-country of Sarconis, and the farmers brought in their harvests.’
- ‘It was the harvest moon month - it should not be this cold.’
- ‘‘I couldn't have asked for a better night,’ he informed her as he gazed up at the nearly full harvest moon casting its light down on the waves.’
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.