Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The controlled breeding and rearing of fish.
- ‘Dr Dharmakanta, famous surgeon, gregarious and home loving, knew everything from pisciculture in aquariums to baking cakes and pizzas, but not how to fly a kite.’
Mid 19th century: from Latin piscis ‘fish’ + culture, on the pattern of words such as agriculture.
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.