Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large crested tern found in both Europe and North and South America.
- ‘The sandwich terns nesting at Cemlyn have migrated from Africa to raise their young at the colony.’
- ‘Other species such as the wheatear, ring ouzel, and sandwich tern have all been observed about one week earlier than usual.’
Late 18th century: named after Sandwich, a town in Kent, England.
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.