Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for swamphen
- ‘At the pond behind the laundry, the water was higher than I'd seen before. Two purple gallinules, a few moorhens and a coot were walking around out of the water eating plants.’
- ‘The beautiful Purple Gallinule lives primarily in freshwater marshes.’
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.