Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A migratory African and Asian plover, typically small in size and resembling a ringed plover without black on the breast.
- ‘Reflections in wet sand on a warm and still early summer morning or late evening in soft light, of seagulls and sand plovers, little legs blurred as they race across a mirror surface - this is food for the soul.’
- ‘He said the sand plover appears to be a youngster that might not join its closest cousins, the Semipalmated plovers, when they migrate to their breeding grounds in Canada this April or May.’
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.