Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The brightest star in the sky, south of the celestial equator in the constellation Canis Major. It is a binary star with a dim companion, which is a white dwarf.Also called Dog Star
Latin, from Greek seirios astēr ‘scorching star’.
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.