Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1rare The grey-winged trumpeter, Psophia crepitans, a bird native to rainforests in northern South America. Now rare.
2In full "agami heron". A long-billed heron, Agamia agami, native to swampy forests in Central and South America, having a dark green back and wings and a chestnut belly.
Mid 18th century.
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.