Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large marine mussel which may occur in very large populations in food-rich waters.
- ‘Sea anemones and horse mussels were everywhere.’
- ‘This particular horse mussel was collected from Evans Bay, Wellington, and is 30 cm long.’
- ‘The horse mussel is mostly found outside the tidal zones but still can be found within them.’
- ‘Once individuals reach 45-60 mm in length they become relatively immune to predation as only the very largest crabs and starfish can open horse mussels over 50 mm in length.’
- ‘Although it was designated a marine reserve, the fishing went on and the horse mussels have since been destroyed.’
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.