Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A weevil that is a common pest of stored grain, which is eaten by the larvae.
- ‘The Grain Weevil cannot fly but is a tireless walker.’
- ‘Grain Weevils infest stored grain products.’
- ‘For instance, a female grain weevil will bore into a wheat kernel to lay an egg.’
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.