Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A class of typically free-living flatworms which have a ciliated surface and a simple branched gut with a single opening.
- ‘The mostly free-living Turbellaria are found in the oceans, in fresh water, and in moist terrestrial habitats, and a few are parasitic.’
Modern Latin (plural), from Latin turbella ‘bustle, stir’, diminutive of turba ‘crowd’.
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.