Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dung beetle that rolls balls of dung along the ground.
- ‘Upon doing the research for my report, I learned that the sacred scarab beetle was actually a tumblebug.’
- ‘I had always been deceived when I attempted to judge the weight of the tumblebug by his size.’
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.