Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A small and inconspicuous northern constellation (the Lizard), on the edge of the Milky Way between Cygnus and Andromeda.
- 1.1as genitive Lacertae /-tiː/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the Lacerta constellation.‘the star Alpha Lacertae’
- 1.1as genitive Lacertae /-tiː/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the Lacerta constellation.
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.