Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The tongue of a young woodpecker is barbless.’
- ‘Using barbless hooks will always make the fish easier to release and if possible, try to do the releasing whilst the fish is still in the water.’
- ‘Not only is the move good for the fish - barbless hooks are easier to remove from their mouths, meaning they're being handled less - but good for the fishers as well.’
- ‘We use barbless hooks which are removed with the minimum of fuss.’
- ‘Separate nets for large and small fish, barbless hooks, keepnet restrictions and minimum line strengths are all common regulations on the area's many stillwater fisheries.’
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.