Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Indonesian language spoken by more than 6 million people in Sumatra and elsewhere.
- ‘Their native language, Minangkabau, is distinct, yet related to the language of the Malay and similar to Indonesian.’
- ‘Within the context of the study of Austronesian language studies Minangkabau is reasonably well described, although all major works are in Dutch.’
Malay and Indonesian.
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.