Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
priest, minister, minister of religion, parson, clergyman, cleric, chaplain, padre, father, ecclesiastic, man of God, man of the cloth, churchman, preacher
North American dominie
informal reverend, Holy Joe, sky pilot
Australian informal josser
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.