Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large brown scarab beetle that appears in late spring and early summer.Also called May beetle
- ‘Research shows that bug zappers kill plenty of insects, such as June bugs and moths, but not many mosquitoes.’
- ‘They range from the very short term, like the life cycle of a June bug, which lives only a few days, to the life cycle of a planet, which takes billions of years.’
- ‘During a recent evening visit to a friend's house early this spring, I noticed some June bugs flying around the outside porch light.’
June bug/ˈjo͞on ˌbəɡ/
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.