Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A marine pelican, Pelicanus occidentalis, with a greyish-brown body and a white head and neck, found off the west coast of North and South America and in the Caribbean and off adjacent coasts.
Late 18th century. Compare French pélican brun.
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.