Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cave-dwelling salamander with pinkish to brown skin.
- ‘In addition, research is being conducted on ground water quality, cave salamander distribution, and bat genetics.’
- ‘The Tf1 / sushi group contains sushi and Hsr1 from the cave salamander Hydromantes supramontis.’
- ‘For example, in Slovenian folklore the blind and ghostly pale cave salamander Proteus anguinus is thought to be the larval stage of a dragon.’
- ‘Students play the roles of various cave creatures, including cave crayfish, cave shrimp, and cave salamander.’
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.