Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[usually with modifier] A snake.
- ‘The mapepires and corals are generally best left alone and usually all of them hightail it out of an area if you are tromping around.’
- ‘Avid orchid collectors often risk thorny undergrowth, mapepires and tarantulas in search of specimens.’
Alteration of Carib matapi.
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.