Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An insectivorous bat with ears that are very long in proportion to the body.
- ‘The pipistrelles and brown long-eared bats who've been very active this summer have settled in their winter roosts - our cellar, old barn eaves and rot-holes in trees.’
- ‘A colony of Gould's long-eared bats had taken up residence inside the bell.’
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.