Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small brightly coloured solitary coral with tentacles that end in small knobs, sometimes found in colder seas.
- ‘There are writhing carpets of brittle stars, as well as patches with the occasional cup coral and dead man's finger.’
- ‘He was kind enough to identify many of them for me, and in the process informed me that I had a nice shot of a scarlet and gold cup coral.’
- ‘With clever camouflage techniques, golden wentletraps and their eggs are almost invisible against the cup coral host.’
- ‘We found boxer crabs (they are still there!) and blue ring octopus at Siladen, cup coral snails at Manado Tua, and ghost pipefish near the famous giant clams at Fukui.’
- ‘We found a lovely archway with a large swim-through completely covered in orange cup coral.’
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.