Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The action of offering an explanation that is harder to understand than the thing it is meant to explain.
- ‘They committed the fallacy of ignotum per ignotius - explaining the unknown in terms of the less known.’
Late Latin, literally the unknown through the more unknown.
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.