Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Belonging to the family Agamidae or the former superfamily Agamoidea of lizards.
An agamoid lizard.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Penny Cyclopaedia. From agama + -oid, after scientific Latin Agamoidea, former superfamily name.
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.