Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A heavily built free-tailed bat with a broad muzzle, found mainly in America and Australasia.
- ‘The zoologist and his collaborator use the handheld bat detector to catalog the calls of bats such as this mastiff bat.’
- ‘This one's a mastiff bat,’ says a zoologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society.’
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.