Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A short-limbed, long-tailed, slim lizard native to the North American west coast.
- ‘Miguel has wrangled the foot-long, thrashing alligator lizard, his hand protected by a wadded T-shirt.’
- ‘I caught an alligator lizard in a Target store because the employees were afraid of it.’
- ‘In Paradise Valley we found such a place where we could exchange the unctuous reptiles of Hollywood for far less pretentious alligator lizards and gopher snakes.’
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.