Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small New World curlew with a striped head, formerly common in the arctic tundra but now close to extinction.
- ‘Two of the rarest migratory species in Alaska's national parks are the short-tailed albatross and the Eskimo curlew, both endangered.’
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.