Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An ant that is black and is often found in and around houses.
- ‘We also came across a termite hill and lots of black ants.’
- ‘But last night, while my wife lay sleeping next to me, I noticed the wastebasket in our loft was teeming with hundreds of large black ants.’
- ‘I also found thousands of small black ants harvesting seeds from some type of mustard plant.’
- ‘I found funny spiders, beetles, butterflies, a bumble bee, red ants and black ants.’
- ‘Thin spider webs dangled from every corner as a few black ants scuttled over the carpet.’
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.