Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A female of an extinct African hominid; especially a hypothetical single female human regarded as the ancestor of all modern humans in the maternal line, postulated to have lived in Africa 150,000–200,000 years ago.
1980s. From African + Eve, the name of the first woman in the Old Testament and Hebrew Scriptures.
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.