Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Transfer control over (a constitution) from a mother country to its former dependency.‘the Canadian government moved to patriate the constitution from Great Britain’
- ‘The relevant events happened before the Convention rights were patriated by the HRA.’
- ‘Nine provinces signed on to patriate the constitution, anyway.’
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.