Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dwarf star which displays spasmodic outbursts of radiation, believed to be due to extremely intense flares.
- ‘These stars, called flare stars, can erupt as often as every few hours, and with an intensity far greater than flares from our sun.’
- ‘The nearest example of a flare star is none other than Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to the Sun.’
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.