Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A zoogeographical area constituting a transition zone between the Oriental and Australian regions, east of Wallace's line. It is generally held to comprise Sulawesi and other islands between the two continental shelves.
1920s: from the name of A. R. Wallace (see Wallace, Alfred Russel).
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.