Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- North American term for turkey vulture
- ‘A turkey buzzard crashed through my front right windshield when I was flying a light multi-engine airplane in Baja, Calif.’
- ‘The turkey buzzards will have lots of company this weekend.’
- ‘A light onshore breeze ruffled the surface of the bay, a few feet away I watched a turkey buzzard or vulture fly by.’
- ‘I caught something out the corner of my eye and glanced up to see the silhouettes of two large turkey buzzards rise out of the tree line at 1 o'clock high, about 15 feet above us.’
- ‘I seem to recall a pair of turkey buzzards who occasionally appeared in early Warner Bros cartoons.’
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.