Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A visible mark or characteristic that can be used in identifying a bird or other animal in the field.
- ‘The wing bars, eye-rings, tail spots, and rump patches of a bird are the field marks that distinguish it from every other bird.’
- ‘The next step in identifying the critter is what you thought you should be concentrating on all the while - its field marks.’
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.