Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lizard that is typically green with (especially in the male) a blue throat, native to Europe and SW Asia.
- ‘On the basis of the known distribution of green lizards and types of habitat in the case of the finds to date, the possible contact areas between the two taxa are considered.’
- ‘He was apparently quite confident that the lizards he saw in Devon were exactly the same as the green lizards of Guernsey.’
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.