Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for corncrake
- ‘The exception is the corncrake (also called landrail), Crex crex, which is less marsh-loving in its haunts and is highly regarded in the autumn, after the harvest, when it is well fed and ready to make its annual migration south to Africa.’
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.