Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for girdled lizard
- ‘Lizards were all over the place, in particular agamas and black zonures.’
Late 19th century: from modern Latin Zonurus (former genus name), from Greek zōnē girdle + oura tail.
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.