Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘There is a growing school of thought that the last common ancestor of humans and chimps was a brachiator and not a knuckle-walker.’
- ‘The black gibbon is a true brachiator which means it moves by suspensory behavior.’
- ‘Brace and Montagu are firmly convinced that man evolved from a true brachiator; hence he is a "made-over ape."’
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.