Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘Mungo remembered the old superstition that seagulls were the souls of dead sailors’
myth, belief, old wives' tale, notion
2‘medicine was riddled with superstition and ignorance’
unfounded belief, credulity
magic, sorcery, witchcraft
fallacy, delusion, illusion
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.