Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A colourful European fan worm of shallow waters.
- ‘These peacock worms disappear down their tubes at lightning speed at the slightest disturbance.’
- ‘The interesting holes and caverns beneath them shelter shade-loving creatures such as burrowing anemones and peacock worms.’
- ‘At the base of the cliff there are caves giving more shelter for some lobsters and peacock worms.’
- ‘Scorpion fish, butterfish, scallops, prawns, peacock worms, cuttlefish and dragonets all go about their business among the many stationary species of aquatic life.’
- ‘She rests between 5-50m of water, covered in plumose anemones, peacock worms and home to a large number of wrasse and pollack.’
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.