Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A spaniel of a slow, heavily built breed.
- ‘In 1991, Ralph Dunne from Co Cavan won the prize of Crufts Supreme Champion for his Clumber spaniel.’
- ‘These problems can occur in Clumber spaniels, although sometimes the heavier musculature of the Clumber seems to modify the clinical signs of the disease.’
Mid 19th century: from the name of Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire.
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.