Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Musical rhythm or meter in which each beat in a measure can be subdivided simply into halves or quarters.Compare with compound time
- ‘Never dot a minim or crotchet rest in simple time.’
simple time/ˈsimpəl tīm/
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.