Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A German folk song, or a song in the style of one.
- ‘The French ‘chanson’, the German ‘schlager’ and the Dutch ‘volkslied’ are often viewed as music for the illiterate, the lower class people, the people who don't speak English.’
- 1.1 A national anthem, especially that of the 19th-century Transvaal Republic.
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.