Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A genus of very large sauropod dinosaurs of the late Cretaceous period, known from fossils in south-western North America; a dinosaur of this genus.
1920s. From scientific Latin Alamosaurus, genus name from the name of the Ojo AlamoFormation, a sandstone formation in New Mexico, in which fossils were discovered + scientific Latin -saurus.
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.