Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘an international congress of mathematicians’
conference, convention, seminar, colloquium, symposium, consultation, forum, meeting, assembly, gathering, congregation, rally, convocation, summit, synod, council, conclave
2‘elections for the new Congress were held on 8 November’
legislature, legislative assembly, parliament, convocation, diet, council, senate, chamber, chamber of deputies, house
upper house, lower house, upper chamber, lower chamber, second chamber
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.