Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small perforated container for bait which is cast into the water or attached to a lure to attract fish.
- ‘Lots of anglers blame the swimfeeder for ruining the fishing on many waters.’
- ‘Anglers who use a swimfeeder as it should be used require their own kind of skill, and you have to work hard at it to make it work properly.’
- ‘Now groundbaiting (or ‘chumming’ as they call it over here) is against Fish and Wildlife regulations so I figured I needed to have some swimfeeders.’
- ‘A lot of the fish in the river seem to be backing off the swimfeeder.’
- ‘Nothing is new in fishing of course and this is no more than using a large swimfeeder.’
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.