Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A small eel.
2A grasshopper or cricket.
- ‘You can listen to songs of grigs and find out more about them at the Web site above.’
- ‘Humped-winged grigs are found in coniferous forests; C. strepitans also occurs in high altitude sagebrush.’
Middle English (in the sense ‘dwarf’): of unknown origin.
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.