Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A member of the minority group nicknamed the Wee Free Kirk which stood apart from the Free Church of Scotland when the majority amalgamated with the United Presbyterian Church to form the United Free Church in 1900. The group continued to call itself the Free Church of Scotland after this date.
- ‘The ‘Wee Frees’ have called for their own schools espousing strict biblical principles to be set up in Scotland.’
- ‘He has no doubt told the Chief Rabbi that he wants to be a Jew, the Muslim Council that he is embracing Islam, the Scots that he wants to be a Wee Free and the Mormons that he's becoming a Latter Day Saint.’
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.