Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of a number of marine fishes that typically have dark spots and a dorsal fin extending the length of the body.
- ‘There is only one species of prowfish, Zaprora silenus, in the family Zaproridae. This fish is recognized by the blunt face, large pores on head ringed with blue or white, no pelvic fins, and a large caudal fin.’
- ‘The Warty Prowfish can be recognised by its warty skin that is regularly shed like a snake skin.’
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.