Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Mimicry in which a predator or parasite benefits from having markings or other features which make it appear harmless or attractive to a prey or host species.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Bagnall Poulton (1856–1943), zoologist.
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.