Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The principles, status, or influence of the laity.
- ‘The question that France is posing to the world is this: Can one progress toward true respect of these universal values without relying on some sort of ‘laicity’?’
- ‘With gusto, they embraced the Republican ideal of laicite (laicity) which eschews group difference in the name of a common French political culture and simultaneously frowns upon the entry of religion into the French public square.’
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.