Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lizard which lacks legs and has a snake-like or worm-like appearance.
- ‘In the wild legless lizards feed on a variety of small mammals, bird eggs and invertebrates such as insects and earthworms.’
- ‘There were also some reptiles including a legless lizard and a very pretty bynoe's gecko.’
- ‘If you've never seen a legless lizard you might want to compare it to a snake.’
- ‘What's the difference between a legless lizard and a snake?’
- ‘Similarly, legless lizards have evolved many times.’
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.