Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small migratory wader of the sandpiper family, with mainly dark grey plumage and a short bill and legs, breeding in Alaska.
- ‘The sandpipers, surfbirds, and turnstones fly in separate flocks with each flock moving as one.’
- ‘The turnstones were still pretty active but they stayed close to the surfbirds and did not stray far out of range of the camera.’
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.