Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Australian pygmy possum with a flap of skin between the fore- and hind limbs for gliding, and a feathery tail.
- ‘Can we imagine a country without parrots, without sugar and feathertail gliders?’
- ‘A few days ago I found the remains of a feathertail glider below a heavily flowering unknown species of blue gum in front of the house.’
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.