Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The practice of eating insects, especially by people.
- ‘To be sure, many Eastern and African cultures practice entomophagy - some bugs are even considered delicacies - but for the most part, creepy crawlies are off the dinner plate.’
- ‘Older students are learning about entomophagy too.’
- ‘He says entomophagy is a more environmentally friendly practice.’
- ‘Now, after years of experimenting with entomophagy (that's bug-eating to you), he presents the results with relish… or at least a light cream sauce.’
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.