Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small South American freshwater fish that is silvery-yellow with bright red fins. It is popular in aquariums.
- ‘The bloodfin tetra's body was cut almost completely in half.’
- ‘Either way, if you make sure your glowlights, pristellas and bloodfins aren't tiny little ones, you should be okay.’
- ‘When we bought it, it accidentally got caught up in the net with the 3 bloodfins, and the seller didn't want to take it out and try to catch them again.’
- ‘Ended up buying bloodfins because I didn't want to buy fish and have it die early.’
- ‘They will kill fish that won't run, as I have learned the hard way losing some bloodfins and a along the way.’
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.