Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for woodlouse
- ‘The children's trays began to fill with mayfly nymphs, aquatic sow bugs, and the larvae of blackflies, caddis flies, and bloodred midges.’
- ‘Fifty-cents worth of mesh was all it took to keep those pesky sow bugs from taking up residence!’
- ‘One nontermite host of Arthromitus that my colleagues and I examined in depth was the common sow bug, Porcellio scaber.’
- ‘There was mold on the bathroom floor, persistent carpet odors in the bedrooms and the frequent appearance of sow bugs along the walls.’
- ‘Decomposing organisms consist of bacteria, fungi, and larger organisms such as worms, sow bugs, nematodes, and numerous others.’
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.