Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A parasitic nematode worm which infests the kidneys of mammals.
- ‘The kidney worm is blood-red in colour and is one of the largest of the parasitic roundworms.’
- ‘A mixed-breed dog in Thunder Bay recently had a very close call with giant kidney worms, including one found in its belly stretching 116 centimetres long.’
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.