Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The spotted caterpillar of a southern African moth, which feeds on mopane leaves and is a source of food for local people.
- ‘Another myth enforces the belief that the moths of the mopane worm go into hibernation after they have laid the eggs.’
- ‘Imbrasia epimethea, cousin to the mopane worm of southern Africa, known here as madora, and the caterpillars known as harati are also popular snacks.’
- ‘Some of the most important edible insects are mopane worms, locusts, bees, termites and edible stink-bugs.’
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.