Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A small waxbill of the Old World tropics, typically brown, black, and white and often kept as a cage bird.
- ‘Three baby bronze mannikins sit atop their grass nest while mother and father show concern at the entrance perch.’
2variant spelling of manikin
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.