Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A town in south central England, the county town of Buckinghamshire; population 69,300 (est. 2008).
A domestic duck of a breed with white plumage.
- ‘The ducks, from Silver and Apricot Call Ducks to Muscovies and of course his champion Aylesburys, appear to be in heaven.’
- ‘It was also introduced to Europe and the famous Aylesbury duck of England is, if not exactly the same variety, a very close approximation.’
- ‘Keith runs an organic smallholding and keeps free range hens and these Aylesbury duck.’
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.