Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The soft-bodied, aquatic larva of a caddisfly, often used as fishing bait.
- ‘Many fly fishers have used the Pott flies and feel they are a good caddis imitation for both the caddis worm and the emerging caddis pupa.’
- ‘Or you may have a lot of red mites or caddis worms in your pond - they love to eat amphibian eggs.’
- ‘Speaking of caddis worms there are still a lot of them crawling around out there.’
- ‘We could fish for tiddlers or caddis worms, paddle or swim, make camps or bird watch - the fields were ours.’
- ‘Eurasian dippers usually feed on the larvae of aquatic insects like caddis worms and beetles.’
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.