Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A yellowish-brown European heart urchin.
- ‘On the rippled sand, peppered with worm casts, you may find spooters or razor shells and small sea urchins or sea potatoes.’
- ‘Starfish, sea potato and calcified red seaweed provide colour in Malta.’
- ‘Some organisms including cockles, lugworms and sea potatoes have been washed up onto Sligo beaches.’
- ‘Last time I found a sea potato here, a kind of hairy sea-urchin that lives on sand.’
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.