Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small ray of warm coastal waters with very broad triangular fins.
- ‘Some stingray species do not possess stings, such as some of the butterfly rays and devil rays.’
- ‘There are common turtle sightings, butterfly rays, bull rays, octopus, cuttlefish and lots and lots of fish!’
- ‘Our divers on Tuesday's dive (Chris and Tim) were absolutely thrilled to witness one of our most beautiful rays, the marbled butterfly ray, at Playa Paraiso.’
- ‘A huge ray is cruising into the distance but I can just make out its beautiful markings and wider-than-normal wings that suggest it's a butterfly ray, a species I've never seen before.’
- ‘The butterfly rays are among the most handsome and graceful of the rays.’
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.