Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A disc-shaped predatory water bug which lives in muddy ponds and breathes by means of an air bubble around the body.
- ‘The Saucer Bug creeps among vegetation under the water, attacking insect larvae, water lice and other small creatures.’
- ‘The Saucer bug crawls over the bottom under the plants to seek a safe hiding spot.’
- ‘The Saucer Bug has a bubble of air trapped underneath its body as it swims around in the water using its long, hairy back legs.’
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.