Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A woodlouse with a thick cuticle, which is able to roll up into a ball when threatened.Also called pill bug
- ‘The common pill woodlouse has a flat grey, oval body and is able to roll into a ball when disturbed.’
- ‘The common pill woodlouse was the only one found in drier areas of our school grounds.’
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.