Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An ant that harvests grass seed or cultivates fungi; specifically the red harvester ant of Texas, Pogonomyrmex barbatus, which clears all vegetation from the vicinity of the nest apart from prairie three-awn grass (ant rice).
Mid 19th 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.