Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A vernacular language spoken in much of northern Germany, more closely related to Dutch than to standard German.Also called Plattdeutsch
- ‘Low German has a rich history as a language.’
- ‘He noted that all the speakers of Low German he had interviewed for his study all were age 60 or older.’
- ‘As mentioned before Low German is used in the region north of Benrath line.’
- ‘Modern Low German is most closely related to High German, Frisian and the Anglo-Saxon ancestor of Modern English.’
Low German/ˈlō ˈˌjərmən/
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.