Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A very large bustard with a crested head, native to sub-Saharan Africa.
- ‘The great bustard ranks alongside the kori bustard and mute swan as the world's heaviest flying birds.’
- ‘I confess to the herder that I don't really know what a houbara looks like, having only encountered the kori bustard of the savannah.’
Early 19th century: from Setswana kgori.
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.