Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
US the eastern bluebird, Sialia sialis, which has blue upperparts and a chestnut breast (now historical).
2(Usually with distinguishing word) any of several Old World chats of the genus Luscinia (family Muscicapidae), which have blue upperparts.
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.