Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cup-shaped stemless black fungus which grows on the fallen trunks and branches of broadleaved trees in Europe.
- ‘Black bulgur, which grows on oak, looks like liquorice growing out of the bark.’
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.