Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tropical American bird of the tyrant flycatcher family, with a wide flat bill and mainly olive-green plumage.
- ‘In all most-parsimonious trees the flatbills and tody-tyrants are basal to a large clade containing the majority of tyrannids plus, in some most-parsimonious trees, cotingids and piprids.’
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.