Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small reddish-grey migratory American owl which sometimes occurs in loose colonies.
- ‘The four species of owls divide into two strongly supported clades, corresponding to the widely accepted bifurcation of the owls into two families, Tytonidae (bay owl, barn owl) and Strigidae (flammulated owl, hawk owl).’
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.