Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large lark, Melanocorypha yeltoniensis, the male of which is almost entirely black and which breeds on the steppes of Russia and Central Asia.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Eleazar Albin (d. ?1742), naturalist and watercolour painter.
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.