Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A group of single-celled animals that includes the protozoal flagellates, which are now generally divided among several phyla of the kingdom Protista.
Modern Latin (plural), from Greek mastigophoros, from mastix, mastig- whip + -phoros bearing.
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.