Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An area of land set aside as a secure habitat where (endangered or rare) animals can live and breed; a reserve.
2An establishment for the care and protection of abused, neglected, or abandoned animals; an animal refuge.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Pall Mall Magazine.
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.