Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A small marine fish with fringed lips, which burrows in the sand.
- ‘The sandfish spends most of its time underground living in soft sand.’
- ‘Pacific Sandfish live in the Northern Pacific from California to Russia.’
- ‘The Australian government is trying to seed juveniles of sandfish, Holothuroidea scabra which were reduced by overfishing.’
2A small sea bass which lives only in shallow inshore waters around Florida.
- ‘The state's biggest belted sandfish weighed .05 pounds.’
- ‘Fish counters saw many big belted sandfish.’
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.