Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The green subadult of certain mayflies.
- ‘About a week after opening day, green drakes - big, pea-colored mayflies - start hatching, allowing anglers to sight-cast to 20-plus-inch rainbow trout.’
- ‘The natural diet of loch trout is more varied than most care to admit and be prepared for trout taking midge, stonefly, sedge, beetles, nymphs, olives and mayfly (yes green drakes do hatch in profusion north of the Watford gap!).’
- 1.1 An artificial fishing fly that imitates a green drake.
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.