Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a British citizen’
subject, national, passport holder, native
2‘the citizens of Edinburgh’
inhabitant, resident, native, townsman, townswoman, householder, local
humorous denizen, burgher
British archaic burgess
rare residentiary, oppidan
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.