Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A faint southern constellation (the Bird of Paradise), close to the south celestial pole.
- 1.1as genitive Apodis /ˈapədis/ Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate stars.‘the star Beta Apodis’
- 1.1as genitive Apodis /ˈapədis/ Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate stars.
Latin, denoting a kind of bird, from Greek apous.
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.