Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small moon orbiting close to a planetary ring, especially of Saturn, and whose gravitational field confines the ring within a narrow band.
- ‘For one thing, the particles in some of the rings are corralled into narrow bands by the so-called shepherd moons: teeny satellites that orbit near the rings.’
- ‘Atlas and other moons exist outside the main ring system, as do the two F ring shepherd moons, Prometheus and Pandora.’
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.