Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Divination by means of signs derived from the appearance of water and its movements.
- ‘He used hydromancy to see the images of the gods in the water.’
- ‘The variations of hydromancy are as prolific as the substance itself.’
- ‘Lecanomancy is a division of hydromancy and uses precious stones dropped into a bowl or liquid and interpreting the patterns, ripples or even sounds created.’
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.