Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A grebe-like waterbird with a long bill, neck, and tail, and lobed feet.→ sungrebe
- ‘Dumisani, our ranger guide, at my urging even found me a couple of birds to add to my checklist… a superb and clear sighting of an African finfoot in the Bushman's River and a lark whose full name escapes me now.’
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.