Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small moth which infests mills, granaries, and other places where grain is stored. The larvae spin silken webs.
- ‘Dichlorvos strips are labeled to be used in the space above all stored grains for the control of flying insects, including adult Indian meal moths.’
- ‘Unless you bring them home from the grocery store (weevils, flour beetles, Indian meal moths) or someone else brings them into your home when they are visiting then this is a surefire way to stop them on the outside first.’
- ‘And Indian meal moths selected to resist granulosis virus have fewer offspring than the moths that carry no such immunity.’
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.