Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘A Sabbath well spent brings a week of content, and strength for the toils of the morrow, but a Sabbath profaned, whate'er may be gained, is a certain forerunner of sorrow.’
- ‘Whate'er my God ordains is right, I will be still whate'er He doth.’
- ‘The fear courses through your veins like liquid fire, and so you hold fast to whate'er you can.’
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.