Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The medieval and Reformation doctrine that the body of Christ is present within the Eucharistic bread and does not replace it.Compare with consubstantiation
Mid 16th century: from medieval Latin impanatio(n-), from impanare ‘embody in bread’, from in- ‘in’ + panis ‘bread’.
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.