Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Either of the two North American snapping turtles (family Chelydridae), which have long crested tails resembling that of an alligator; especially the common snapping turtle of eastern North America, Chelydra serpentina, which has a long neck and a ridged carapace.
2Alligator snapping turtle.
Late 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.