Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A short sermon.
- ‘There followed questions, or in some cases sermonettes, and before the end I slipped away.’
- ‘The farmers - illiterate, most of them - kept interrupting with questions and sermonettes.’
- ‘He will continue to deliver his moral sermonettes and back some business-friendly items.’
- ‘How can the loud music, the entertaining sermonettes, and the carnal circuses offered by some give life to the dead?’
- ‘His sermonette about how academics and polemicists misuse history when they construct bogus categories like Fordism and Taylorism was very nicely done.’
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.