Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A reddish-brown moth with a velvety black and orange caterpillar.
- ‘Emperor and fox moths have also been recorded.’
- ‘On the track a big hairy caterpillar of the fox moth sunned itself after hibernation.’
- ‘It was nice to see a couple of fox moths in the line, the first time I've seen one since the demise of the Collection's own example.’
- ‘Moths such as buff arches, peach blossom and fox moths lay their eggs on bramble as it is their larval foodplant.’
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.