Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An African rodent that frequents dense vegetation on swampy ground.→ vlei rat
- ‘Let us now address the swamp rat, which goes by the name of Nutria.’
- ‘A rat is a rat, unless it's a swamp rat, in which case it's called a nutria.’
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.