Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dialect of Chinese spoken by more than 50 million people, mainly in Fujian province, Hainan, and Taiwan.
- ‘The phylogeny above groups Chinese dialects into two: Southern dialects (Yue, Hakka, Min) and Northern. dialects (Wu, Gan, Xiang, Mandarin).’
- ‘Beyond the study of Chaozhou and southern Min, the significance of the research lies in its contribution to the comparative study of Chinese dialects.’
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.