Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The common gibbon, which has white hands and feet and is found in Thailand and Malaysia.
- ‘Of the three species found in Thailand, the lar is the most numerous but is still under threat, while the agile and pileated are endangered.’
Early 19th century: from Latin, literally ‘household god’.
Libya (international vehicle registration).
From Libyan Arab Republic.
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.