Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A penguin having a contrasting band of black or white plumage; specifically any of four species of the genus Spheniscus, characterized by a horseshoe-shaped band of black around the breast and found in more temperate waters.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Edinburgh Review.
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.