Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A woodland moth whose adults and brightly coloured caterpillars both bear tufts of irritant hairs. The caterpillars can be a pest of trees, damaging fruit and stripping leaves.
- ‘The present species belonging to the very extensive Scelionid genus Telenomus was reared from eggs of two species of Tussock moths and sent to me by the Gypsy Moth parasitological laboratory of the U. S. Bureau of Entomology at Melrose Highlands, Mass.’
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.