Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to the area comprising the Bering Strait and adjacent parts of Siberia and Alaska:‘a reproduction of a rare Beringian lion jaw’
- ‘Two species of dinosaur were so closely related that they constitute strong evidence for a Beringian land bridge joining the two continents.’
- ‘Much of the knowledge of the fauna of the Beringian Corridor has been the result of finds at mines all over the region.’
- ‘He is remembered fondly as a mentor and friend by several generations of Beringian scientists.’
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.