Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An economic miracle, especially the economic recovery of the Federal Republic of West Germany after World War II.
- ‘But it does mean that such possibilities may soon be seriously considered, especially if Germany's new government fails to create a new Wirtschaftswunder (economic miracle).’
- ‘While economists cautiously predict that Germany could be heading for a new Wirtschaftswunder - economic miracle - few in this country of 80m feel much optimism after being condemned as the sick man of Europe for so long.’
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.