Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A minute hopping bug with wings, resembling a miniature cicada. Many kinds are pests of cultivated plants.
- ‘Yet those little bumps are indeed insects, related to aphids, whiteflies, and jumping plant lice.’
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.