Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fish which lives in the deep waters of the Atlantic when adult, and on the surface, typically among flotsam, when young.
- ‘We hope our observations during this cruise will help us understand the life history of the barrelfish.’
- ‘Yet a submersible visit to the bottom revealed three-foot long wreckfish, large barrelfish and bizarre forms of corals and sponges bending into the current to scoop up the sparse plankton drifting in the Gulf Stream.’
- ‘‘What I thought was cool was when a barrelfish came barreling into the sub,’ says Sutton.’
- ‘The caudal fin of the barrelfish is only slightly emarginate instead of deeply forked and its caudal peduncle moderately stout and without keels instead of very slender.’
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.