Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A granite boulder at Plymouth, Massachusetts, onto which the Pilgrim Fathers are said to have stepped when they disembarked from the Mayflower.
A chicken of a large domestic breed of American origin, having gray plumage with blackish stripes, and a yellow beak, legs, and feet.
- ‘Plymouth Rocks are a good general farm chicken.’
- ‘I have a rooster who is a Plymouth Rock and the hens are the Araucana breed.’
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.