Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The reigning king (used following a name or in the titles of lawsuits, e.g. Rex v. Jones: the Crown versus Jones)
Latin, literally ‘king’.
A cat, rabbit, or guinea pig of a breed with very fine short fur.
- ‘For example a Rex with his silly behavior with a standoffish Russian Blue may not be the right combination.’
1960s: from Latin, literally ‘king’.
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.