Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A noctuid moth, Cerapteryx graminis, with pale branched markings on the forewings (resembling antlers when the wings are spread), whose caterpillars can be highly destructive of meadow and pasture grasses.
Early 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.