Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(born 1941), English biologist. Dawkins's book "The Selfish Gene" (1976) did much to popularize the theory of sociobiology. In "The Blind Watchmaker" (1986) Dawkins discussed evolution by natural selection and suggested that the theory could answer the fundamental question of why life exists.
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.