Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The nickname of a fossil hominid with massive jaws and molar teeth, especially the original specimen found near Olduvai Gorge in 1959.
- ‘Many years ago, the magazine had a glossy picture displaying amazing artistic licence of our supposed ancestor, the ‘missing link’ Zinjanthropus boisei or ‘Nutcracker man’, discovered by Louis Leakey.’
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.