Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1903–89), Austrian zoologist; full name Konrad Zacharias Lorenz. He pioneered the science of ethology, emphasizing innate rather than learned behavior or conditioned reflexes. Notable works: "King Solomon's Ring" (1952) and "On Aggression" (1966). Nobel Prize for Physics (1973), shared with Karl von Frisch and Nikolaas Tinbergen.
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.