Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small Eurasian butterfly, the male of which has vivid sky-blue wings.
- ‘So far, our work indicates no dramatic impact of released birds on the Adonis blue butterfly, but we have insufficient data to test for subtle effects.’
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.