Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sheep of a hardy short-tailed breed native to Shetland and bred especially for its fine wool.
- ‘The 500 or so pure-bred native Shetland sheep reared on his organic farm graze on fields that run from the hilltops right down to the sea at Clift Sound, south of Scalloway, Shetland's former capital.’
- ‘On the mainland, just west of Lerwick, he breeds Shetland sheep and cattle.’
- ‘Closely related to tiny Shetland sheep Ouessant are named after the tiny island near Brittany which is home to their largest flock.’
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.