Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large sea bream with powerful jaws, feeding on shellfish and crustaceans and popular with anglers.
- ‘Species listed on the Red List, including well-known species such as galjoen, white steenbras and white musselcracker, are illegal to buy or sell in South Africa.’
- ‘Species such as the seventyfour, red steenbras and musselcracker have been so severely depleted that they represent no more than 5% of their original abundance in linefish catches.’
- ‘Our line fishery is in crisis and one of the critically endangered fish is white musselcracker.’
- ‘The black musselcracker is a large, solitary species, and individuals are found on both shallow and deep rocky reefs.’
- ‘On the same snorkel we came across large shoals of galjoen, a couple of musselcrackers as well as a wide variety of other reef fish.’
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.