Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A town in northern New Mexico, in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains; population 5,551 (est. 2008)
1A North American people native to New Mexico.
- ‘Most archeologists believe that the Taos Indians along with other Pueblo Indians settled along the Rio Grande migrated from the Four Corners region.’
- ‘The Taos Indians, being great hunters, are also famous for their work with animal skins moccasins, boots and drums.’
- ‘A deep forested mountain valley cradles a small lake that is the headwaters of Rio Pueblo, which tumbles through the village of the Taos people.’
- 1.1 A member of the Taos.
- 1.2 The language of the Taos.
- ‘Taos belongs to a northern sub-grouping on the Tiwa branch of the Kiowa-Tanoan language family.’
- ‘In data collected in 1935 and 1937, he notes that Taos was spoken by all members of the Taos Pueblo community.’
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.