Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A long-coated sheep of a hardy breed developed in upland areas of northern Britain, with black legs and muzzle.
- ‘There are dozens of sheep breeds in this country, and no one who has worked both will ever again mistake a Suffolk for a Scottish Blackface.’
- ‘Meanwhile, an egg was harvested from another ewe (a Scottish Blackface) and its nucleus was extracted using a pipette.’
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.