Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A flattened area fringed with hairs on the hind leg of a social bee, used for carrying pollen.Also called corbicula
- ‘Pollen loads were found on the hind legs (pollen basket) and heads of bumble-bees.’
- ‘The pollen baskets hanging from each bee's back legs were stuffed swollen yellow.’
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.