Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a swimming bird or other aquatic animal) having webbed feet.
- ‘The white pelican of North America is a large, web-footed bird with an enormous throat pouch for scooping up fish.’
- ‘Although this rare, web-footed breed is seldom seen in public, anyone who meets an otterhound cannot help but smile at the dark eyes looking soberly out from a tangle of hair that is often soaking wet and muddy.’
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.