Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Australasian and Southeast Asian songbird of the cuckoo-shrike family, with mainly black and white plumage.
- ‘It has solved a mystery for me: The triller I saw my last day in Port Vila was of the Polynesian persuasion.’
- ‘The White-winged Triller is a small, compact bird with a short slender bill, long wings and a rather long tail with a rounded tip.’
- ‘Silver-eyes, trillers, and those little honeyeaters foraged in the vegetation.’
- ‘The Norfolk Island subspecies of the Long-tailed Triller has become extinct.’
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.