Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A session of treatment by hydropathy.
- ‘Alongside biomedicine, there is a strong German tradition of naturopathic medicine, including especially water cures at spas of various kinds.’
- ‘Combining the two types of water cure under the label of health tourism is going to require a massive injection of capital.’
- ‘The exhibition is being organised by the Friends of the Manor House, and will focus on Ilkley's famous water cure, one of the major reasons for the town's growth.’
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.