Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small North American migratory warbler, Dendroica fusca (family Parulidae), the male of which has a dark back, black and yellow head, orange throat, and white wing patches.Related Blackburnian
Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Latham (1740–1837), naturalist.
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.