Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mystery play.
- ‘Both categories find their place in the musical play for television The flood, with Craft's text drawing on both the Book of Genesis and the medieval English miracle plays.’
- ‘He had festivals at Abydos, and an annual miracle play.’
- ‘One is a combination of many ideas, as it seeks to represent the northern lights and suggests the parade-like procession of the miracle plays of the Medieval period.’
- ‘In medieval times, stages of wood and canvas were set up in churches and market squares for the performance of mines and miracle plays.’
- ‘It traces the city's performing ambitions from the miracle plays of the 14th century to the 1940s.’
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.