Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fish with a blue back and silvery sides and underparts, Micromesistius poutassou (family Gadidae), common in the eastern North Atlantic and the Mediterranean; (also) (in full southern blue whiting) the similar fish M. australis of the Southern Ocean; also called poutassou.
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.