Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A reddish-brown form of the jaguarundi (cat).
- ‘The Eyra cat, jaguarundi, is listed as Least Concern.’
- ‘The two color phases were once thought to represent two distinct species; the gray one called Jaguarundi, and the red one called Eyra.’
Early 17th century: from Spanish, from Tupi eirara, irara.
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.