Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A very large tropical American rhinoceros beetle, the male of which has two long curved horns extending from the head and one from the thorax.
- ‘The Coleoptera also includes some of the largest insects, like the living Hercules beetle, Dynastes hercules.’
- ‘In size they range from 0.25 to 0.3 mm to over 150 cm for the giant Goliath and Hercules beetles, which in size are the largest living species of insects.’
- ‘The largest beetle in the Americas is the Hercules beetle, which can be 4 to 6 inches in length.’
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.