Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lightly built toothless bipedal dinosaur of the late Cretaceous period, adapted for running and somewhat resembling an ostrich.Also called ornithomimosaur
- ‘Ankle aside, Effigia had large eyes, a long tail, and a toothless beak - not unlike the ostrich dinosaurs.’
- ‘Despite the reptile's resemblance to an ostrich dinosaur, or ornithomimid, Effigia is actually some 80 million years older.’
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.