Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Disused, rare Botany. A species of plant which reproduces by cross-fertilization; an allogamous species. rare (now disused).
Chiefly Zoology. Each of two or more biological subspecies (or species) that together constitute a superspecies.
1940s. From allo- + species.
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.