Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A colourfully striped fish of the jack family, of warm seas worldwide.
- ‘Five sharks circled us as rainbow runners scraped off parasites from their sides.’
- ‘In this all-too-short evening session of trolling, we boated kingfish, yellowfin tuna, and dog-tooth tuna, as well as the usual bonito and rainbow runners.’
- ‘Our second dive was at the nearby Batu Panjang site, which offered an even greater number of giant clams, and dense schools of snapper and rainbow runners.’
- ‘Dense schools of fusiliers swarm past, followed by squadrons of predators like big-eye trevally, mackerel and rainbow runners.’
- ‘Dive it and you are almost guaranteed to see schooling barracuda, horse-eye jacks and rainbow runners, as well as giant green moray eels and hawksbill turtles hunting for a meal on the reef.’
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.