Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fleshy leaf-shaped structure on the nose of many bats, used for echolocation.
- ‘Greater horseshoe bats are named for the horseshoe-shape of the fold of skin called a nose leaf, which many bat species use for echolocation.’
- ‘A greater horseshoe bat, so named because of the horseshoe-shape fold of skin called a nose leaf used for echolocation.’
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.