Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Mrs. Leivers insists that Paul see this nest made by a jenny wren.’
- ‘I've got a jenny wren in the nesting box as well, so it must be my year this year.’
- ‘We have seen at least two of the family back in our yard and perhaps see another generation of jenny wrens come home to roost!’
jenny wren/ˈjenē ren/
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.