Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A collector of birds' eggs:‘the RSPB maintains that eggers still pose a threat to wild birds’
- ‘Unfortunately, it is Scotland's relative success in both retaining greater numbers of rare breeding birds and reintroducing severely depleted species that has made it the eggers' top target.’
- ‘Rather than their prey, it was eggers who became threatened with extinction when the law changed in 2001.’
- ‘We seriously underestimate the potential damage eggers can and are doing.’
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.