Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small crustacean of the seashore which typically lives among seaweed and leaps when disturbed.Also called sand flea
- ‘Zonal recovery is a prompt escape towards the sea performed by sandhoppers under stressful environmental conditions.’
- ‘People standing near the edge of this angular structure look as small as sandhoppers from where we are.’
- ‘The high productivity is evident everywhere - huge rubbery masses of kelp washed up on the beaches, attracting swarms of sandhoppers and the birds that feed on them, including the elegant African black oystercatcher.’
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.