Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mystic syllable, considered the most sacred mantra in Hinduism and Tibetan Buddhism. It appears at the beginning and end of most Sanskrit recitations, prayers, and texts.
- ‘Although Om symbolizes the most profound concepts of Hindu belief, it is in use daily.’
- ‘Having seen some discussions here and in some other BBs I realize that Om has a very important and beautiful significance.’
Sanskrit, sometimes regarded as three sounds, a-u-m, symbolic of the three major Hindu deities.
(in the UK) Order of Merit.
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.