Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The laughing kookaburra.See kookaburra
- ‘At present there is not a magpie or laughing jackass within miles of the town, even tame birds being shot at if they are permitted any liberty.’
- ‘Presently she became satisfied that the laughing jackasses were mad.’
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.