Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small marine mollusc which has a glossy white shell with red-brown markings. The foot bears a conspicuous white operculum.
- ‘Beautiful shells adorn the border of this classic aluminum oval platter by Mariposa. Skillfully detailed with scallop, conch and pheasant shells by artisans in Mexico, this hand cast piece is perfect for any seafood dish or a decadent antipasta.’
- ‘The Australian pheasant shell is found at and below low tide levels on algae and seagrass, to 5 metres depth.’
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.