Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An underwing moth that has yellow hind wings with a black terminal band.
- ‘Other yellow underwings always have some more black smears or spots in the yellow.’
- ‘At the moment we're getting lots and lots of large yellow underwing, a massive moth, with brown wings, but we do get some interesting ones.’
- ‘The Large Yellow Underwing (Noctua pronuba) is a moth, the type species for the family Noctuidae. It is an abundant species throughout Europe.’
- ‘Some of the moths that I had marked down as large Yellow underwings are infact the Lesser yellow underwings - not having the black marks at the end of the wings.’
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.