Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A submerged marine flowering plant found in the Caribbean, with long grass-like leaves.
- ‘The fish had driven down deep in the turtle grass and sea weeds trying to hide.’
- ‘Turtle grass was reported at depths deeper than 30 feet in clear waters of the Bahamas and only to 6 feet in murky conditions.’
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.