Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A spiny-finned edible fish of the North Pacific.
- ‘Marine life includes sea lemons, lingcod, kelp greenlings, silvery pile perch, wolf eels and even decorated warbonnets with spikes on their heads.’
- ‘An individual male kelp greenling may guard up to 11 egg masses simultaneously, although the average number is four.’
- ‘Kelp greenling are a common fish in rocky and kelp areas from central California north, but few are taken on piers south of San Francisco.’
- ‘During winter the painted greenlings go into a mating mode and the male turns very dark, while the female has dark stripes.’
- ‘Gurnards, flatheads, scorpionfishes, greenlings, and sculpins live in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans.’
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.