Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The peregrine falcon.
- ‘That impressive collection includes historical images from the 1930s and 1940s of many of the eyries formerly occupied by the eastern ‘duck hawks.’’
- ‘It is exciting to watch the duck hawk in pursuit of his prey.’
- ‘It was the European counterpart of our duck hawk that furnished royal sport in the Middle Ages.’
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.