Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A widely distributed freshwater whitefish of lakes and rivers in northern Eurasia, especially one of a variety occurring only in two Scottish lochs.
- ‘Without char, ferox would never have developed and the only exception to the char/ferox link is, possibly, Loch Lomond where shoals of white fish called powan fill the food-fish requirement.’
Mid 17th century: Scots variant of pollan.
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.