Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A marine mollusc which has a low conical shell with a pearly interior, widespread in tropical and temperate seas.
- ‘Hydroids covered the face, along with many beautiful nudibranchs, painted top shells and scorpionfish.’
- ‘The wind was still blowing a 5-6, so we had to make do with a Boreray-sheltered sheer rock face - more jewel anemones, top shells, velvet crabs and cushionstars, more colour and macro marine life.’
- ‘Cowries and painted top shells abounded.’
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.