Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A harmless snake that mimics the bright coloration of the venomous coral snakes.
- ‘The false coral snake is a brightly colored, orange, red, or pinkish snake with fifty to sixty black bands.’
- ‘Animals which mimic dangerous animals include hoverflies, false coral snakes and the mimic octopus.’
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.