Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of several owls of the family Strigidae of northern or Arctic regions; especially (in later use) the snowy owl, Nyctea scandiaca, the male of which is entirely white and the female white with darker markings.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Universal System of Natural History.
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.