Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An eel of warm seas that lives in a burrow from which its head and foreparts protrude, enabling it to catch passing food. Garden eels tend to live in communities and the name derives from the resemblance of the protruding heads of a group of eels to plants growing in a garden.
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.