Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fast-moving brownish bristletail (wingless insect) that frequents warm places indoors.
- ‘Silverfish and firebrats are common household pests.’
- ‘The firebrat prefers temperatures over 90 degrees F.’
- ‘Silverfish and firebrats are active at night and hide during the day.’
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.