Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small, widely distributed plant-sucking bug that leaps when disturbed. Some species are pests of rice and sugar cane.
- ‘Each spider was supplied with aphids, flies, plant hoppers, and parasitoid wasps.’
- ‘During the trip, the scientists also found as many as three new species of Taosa plant hoppers.’
- ‘Plant hoppers are similar to leaf hoppers in that they can rapidly flit from plant to plant and away again when disturbed.’
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.