Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A salt lake with a high content of sodium salts.
- ‘The soda lake, which is nearly as salty as the Dead Sea, is named for its exquisite pinkness, due to the presence of bacteria that excrete red iron oxide.’
- ‘The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley.’
- ‘Lake Manyara National Park spreads between the cliff of the Great Rift Valley and Lake Manyara, a shallow soda lake.’
- ‘Embakaai Crater has a very deep soda lake which covers almost half the crater floor.’
- ‘On the valley floor, freshwater and alkaline soda lakes support a staggering array of birdlife.’
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.