Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An elongated beetle with long antennae, the larva of which typically bores in wood.
- ‘Harmonic radar is one trick entomologists are using to understand the range of large insects such as the Asian longhorn.’
- ‘It had a full curl, like a longhorn's, and it measured a full six inches from tip to tip.’
- ‘The house longhorn is also a common pest in South Africa.’
- ‘Nerve compounds injected into vulnerable trees kill only 30 to 60 percent of the longhorns.’
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.