Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
It is human nature to make mistakes oneself while finding it hard to forgive others.
- ‘‘Holcombe came to me and said, ‘Hey, Ed, I'm not condoning what you fellows did, but I believe that to err is human, to forgive divine.’’
- ‘"To err is human, to forgive divine, as the old saying goes," Bucknor said.’
- ‘Maybe we need to look to religion for guidance in such matters, after all, to err is human, to forgive divine.’
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.