Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Each of several small Indo-Pacific octopuses constituting the genus Hapalochlaena, which can change their colour to show blue rings and lines, and are noted for being dangerously venomous.
1930s; earliest use found in Victorian 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.