Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A gurnard (fish), especially one of warm seas which has wing-like pectoral fins that are brightly coloured.
- ‘In N. America, where the name sea robin is often used, the gurnards are little used for food.’
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.