Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small edible European flatfish of inshore waters, the fragile scales of which are easily scraped off, giving the appearance of a scald.Also called megrim
- ‘These trends were shown both by commercially exploited species such as Atlantic cod and common sole, and others not targeted by fisheries including scaldfish and snakeblenny.’
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.