Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A burrowing bivalve mollusc with a long oval shell which (in some kinds) is pinkish with ray-like markings.
- ‘The beautiful sandy beach is a great place for shell collecting with colourful Farose sunset shells, wavy hatchet shells and long razor shells locally called ‘spoots’.’
- ‘Tellinas or sunset shells are tiny shellfish that live in the sands of Camargue.’
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.