Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A burrowing worm-like marine animal of shallow waters. Its body consists of a proboscis, a collar, and a long trunk with gill slits, and contains a structure resembling a notochord.
- ‘These coils often seen on the sand have been processed by the acorn worm.’
- ‘Pterobranchs as very different from acorn worms; they form colonies in which the individuals are interconnected by stems, or stolons.’
- ‘The cilia on the larvae of acorn worms capture algae.’
- ‘An acorn worm isn't much more than a thin, cylindrical bag with a head and collar resembling an acorn.’
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.