Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A long slender fish found chiefly in warmer seas, which lives inside the shells of bivalve molluscs or the body cavities of sea cucumbers and other invertebrates.
- ‘One creature that takes advantage of the movement of water to the respiratory trees in the sea cucumber is the pearlfish, or cucumber fish (Carapidae).’
- ‘Cardinalfishes and pearlfishes live inside large gastropods and mollusks.’
2A small Argentinian killifish, popular in aquaria.
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.