Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for argonaut
- ‘Paper Nautiluses are the thin, translucent and very fragile shell-like egg cases of the Argonautiidae, a small family of pelagic octopuses which spend their lives free-floating, drifting near the surface of the world's tropical seas.’
- ‘Paper nautiluses live in temperate zones around the world, appearing, if somewhat rarely, on beaches from Florida to Australia.’
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.