Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The swan Cygnus melanocorypha, which breeds in southern South America and is white with a black head and neck and a red knob at the base of the bill.
Late 18th 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.