Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A shell-less marine mollusc which is typically brightly coloured, with external gills and a number of appendages on the upper surface.
- ‘Abalone belongs to the phylum Mollusca, a group which includes clams, scallops, sea slugs, octopuses, and squid.’
- ‘Each sea slug (they are hermaphroditic) produces up to 6,000 eggs per day.’
- ‘This is called habituation, and it was first demonstrated in the simple sea slug.’
- ‘Could a sea slug actually become a weapon against colon cancer?’
- ‘The sea slug forum provides all those concerned with things related to sea slugs a place to go, and chat, and feel at home.’
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.