Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small dove that spends much of its time on the ground, feeding and frequently nesting there.
- ‘Miniature ground doves twittered along the sand, their heads pecking uncomfortably back and forth like clockwork gone haywire.’
- ‘Around me was the tiny hoot of ground doves and the twittering of bananaquits.’
- ‘Other birds on the island include boobies, fairy terns, frigate birds, and a good-sized population of friendly ground doves, a species classed as internationally vulnerable.’
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.