Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
One of the earliest of the large bipedal dinosaurs, which had two long crests on the head and occurred in the early Jurassic period.
- ‘There are the dangerous velociraptors, which slash and attack in packs; the towering t-rexes, who would be considered aggressive and loud in any neighborhood; the peaceful, foliage-chewing brachiosauri; the hooting, poison-spitting dilophosauri, and many other prehistoric earthshakers.’
Modern Latin, from Greek dilophos ‘two-crested’ + sauros ‘lizard’.
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.