Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- archaic spelling of whydah
- ‘Among the native birds, the whidah, weaverbirds, pigeon, sunbird, cuckoo, swift, heron, stork, pelican, and cormorant are some, which you would come across.’
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.