Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The antler of a stag, used to make handles for knives and walking sticks.
- ‘A good hunting knife traditionally has scales made of staghorn.’
- ‘The handle is made of Staghorn.’
- ‘Plated with staghorn, the cheek piece has a finely engraved scene of wolves attacking a lamb in a landscape - which would have removed any doubts about the target of the weapon.’
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.