Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A secretive warbler found only in New Zealand, with dark streaked plumage.
- ‘There are fernbirds and tomtits that should also return.’
- ‘The survival of fernbird will be ensured by the purchase of a block of land in the valley, the Conservation Minister said today.’
- ‘Fernbirds tend to weave their way through low vegetation and only rarely fly from cover.’
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.