Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Any of various freshwater prosobranch molluscs constituting the family Ampullariidae; especially those of the New World genus Pomacea, which are popular in tropical aquaria and can grow to a large size, but have become a serious pest following introduction in Asia.
2British British the edible snail, Helix pomatia.
Late 18th century.
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.