Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A stocky large-headed bird somewhat resembling a kingfisher, found in tropical American forests.
- ‘One of our first birds of the trip was Double-banded Puffbird.’
- ‘There are approximately 30 species of puffbird. They have stout bodies, solid bills and soft, fluffy plumage. In most species of puffbird the plumage is mottled brown or grey.’
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.