Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Either of two Australian acacias, Acacia binervata, and (now usually) A. mearnsii, which is native to southern Australia but widely grown elsewhere, chiefly as a source of tannin and timber or to prevent soil erosion, in some cases becoming an invasive weed.
Early 19th 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.