Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An ibis with a bare red head and mainly dark metallic green plumage, now breeding only in Morocco.
- ‘Experts were today still trying to figure out how the bird, also known as the waldrapp, reached Blackpool.’
1920s: from German, from Wald forest + Rapp, variant of Rabe raven.
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.