Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A robust short-tailed nocturnal salamander that has black skin with bright red, orange, and yellow markings, native to upland forests of Europe, NW Africa, and SW Asia.
- ‘Fire Salamanders have a scattered and discontinuous range over large areas of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia.’
- ‘The skin of the fire salamander takes in both air and water.’
- ‘The beautiful fire salamander, with its black body that is covered with reddish-orange or yellow uneven spots, is an amazing sight to see.’
- ‘These brilliant colors are a warning to other animals that the fire salamander is not palatable.’
- ‘Everyone stopped to form wide circles around several fire salamanders that crossed our path.’
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.