Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bivalve mollusc which typically has a rounded white shell with radial and concentric ridges, found in tropical and temperate seas.
- ‘Water exits posteriorly in almost everything; it usually comes in posteriorly but lucines and some others are an exception.’
- ‘Most other West American lucines are white, so that this species and the next may be recognized by the color, which in L, lampra varies from white to yellow or coral pink.’
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.