Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A very large bivalve mollusc that occurs in the tropical Indo-Pacific.
- ‘The photograph below actually depicts a giant clam, Tridacna, from the south Pacific, but notice the pink encrusting material on the outsides of the shell.’
- ‘Whales, sea turtles, crocodiles, giant clams, manta rays, and dugongs also ply the peninsula's waters.’
- ‘Here giant clams gape widely, waiting for a meal.’
- ‘The red-plumed tubeworms and giant clams were nowhere to be seen.’
- ‘We found many beautiful hard corals and a fair number of soft corals and colorful giant clams.’
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.