Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A beetle that feeds on decaying animal and plant matter and insect larvae.
- ‘The reason for the terrible smell is that it attracts pollinators like carrion beetles and sweat bees - insects specialized for decaying or sweating bodies.’
- ‘Reintroduction of this carrion beetle continues on Nantucket Island, off the coast of Massachusetts.’
carrion beetle/ˈkerēən ˈbēdl/
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.