Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for slow-worm
- ‘In truth the blindworm is perfectly harmless and quite safe to handle.’
- ‘Working together to imagine what hedgehogs, newts, and blindworms look like, the children can then create movements and sounds for each creature.’
- ‘The blindworm, that legless lizard, flows along the porch step calm and majestic as an anaconda, only the size is different.’
- ‘It is curious that in places where blindworms are often seen their innocuous nature should not be generally known.’
- ‘The closed quarries are a paradise for thermophile animals: blindworms and lizards are to be found in large populations here.’
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.