Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘When both types of receptors are activated - for instance in yellow-green light - the redbreasts become disoriented.’
- ‘They show industrious Robin redbreast at work… building a nest between books on a bookcase in a child's bedroom.’
- ‘It seems that the redbreast, while most popular with younger voters, has lost much of its traditional heartland support.’
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.