Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small reddish ant that captures the pupae of other ant colonies to raise as slaves.
- ‘The index lists amazon ants but not Amazons.’
- ‘Some ants, such as the Amazon Ants, are incapable of feeding themselves.’
- ‘After forays against other ants amazon ants bring back unconsumed brood to serve as slaves as soon as they have matured.’
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.