Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for night owl
- ‘Mars-watching is very much an activity for nightbirds.’
- ‘What do you make of our friend here, Anita? A bit of a nightbird, eh?’
- ‘I recall at Jever that he was something of a nightbird and would often be seen in the bar at 2000 hrs when most other 93 Sqn. members were well tucked up in bed.’
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.