Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘millions of blind worker ants each carry a tiny pellet of mud’
little ball, little piece
2‘pellet wounds inflicted by shotguns’
bullet, shot, lead shot, buckshot
3usually pellets‘rabbit pellets’
excrement, excreta, dropping, faeces, dung, stool, dirt, mess, motion
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.