Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A southern Asian forest songbird related to the orioles, the male of which has bright blue and black plumage.
- ‘The family Irenidae consists of three groups of colorful forest-loving birds; the Leafbirds, the Ioras and the Fairy bluebirds.’
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.