Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A freshwater crayfish.
- ‘Perhaps the most representative food of Cajun culture is crawfish, or mudbug.’
- ‘Whether you know them as mudbugs, ditch bugs, river lobsters, crawlybottoms, crawdads, or crawfish, anyone who has spent time in streams is familiar with crayfish.’
- ‘When they drain the irrigation ditches the mudbugs come out by the thousands and literally cross the street looking for water.’
- ‘She is going to flip when she finds out the boys are spending summer vacation catching mudbugs on the bayou.’
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.