Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Eurasian warbler with bright yellow underparts.
- ‘The Icterine Warbler (Hippolais icterina) is a typical migratory bird, who nests in Europe and the central part of West Asia and winters in Africa.’
- ‘The Icterine warbler lives up high in the trees and is often difficult to spot.’
Mid 19th century: icterine from icterus + -ine.
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.