Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A species as defined by biological relationships between its members, rather than by morphological or other features thought to be distinctive of it; especially a group of organisms constituting a distinct and genetically related population whose members produce fertile offspring by breeding among themselves and generally not with members of other populations.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Cyclopedia.
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.