Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In the fourth-century Arian controversy, a person who held that God the Father and God the Son are of the same substance.Compare with homoiousian
- ‘The arguments between homoiousians and homoousians would be hysterically ridiculous if it weren't for the amount of blood shed over the letter ‘i’.’
Mid 16th century: from ecclesiastical Latin homousianus, from homousius, from Greek homoousios, from homos same + ousia essence, substance.
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.