Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fleshy comb which lies flat on the head of certain breeds of domestic fowl.
- ‘With their distinctive rose combs, Rhode Island Reds are not only impressive birds; they're impressive workers, producing around 260 brown eggs a year.’
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.