Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An African guenon which has blue-grey fur with black markings.
- ‘Samangos live in troops of 12 to 20 (but up to 30) usually comprising an adult male, six to eight females and an assortment of juveniles.’
- ‘Vervets and Samangos are territorial. Vervets have an exclusive area which is actively defended. Samangos have a core area which they defend and areas which they utilise, but do not defend.’
Late 19th century: from Zulu insimango.
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.