Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The Jewish holy days of Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah.Also called Days of Awe
- ‘My in-laws, who are amazing, usually come to London twice a year, for the High Holidays and for Pesach.’
- ‘I still took off for the High Holidays and I wouldn't drive on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, but I stopped going to shul.’
- ‘‘We use this synagogue only for the High Holidays and special occasions,’ the rabbi said proudly.’
- ‘On the Jewish High Holidays we take collective responsibility for our own lives and for the activities of the community and society of which we are a part.’
- ‘It is the beginning of the month of Elul, the period of introspection leading up to the High Holidays.’
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.