Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A spider that builds tangled three-dimensional webs.
- ‘Although many spiders are able to chew solid food, cobweb spiders like the black widow feed only on the fluids inside their prey.’
- ‘The American house spider is a common cobweb spider, effectively traps both flying and crawling insects, and is incapable of biting man.’
- ‘We have a few garage spiders with egg sacks too - I think they're a type of cobweb spider.’
- ‘The best way to tell the difference between orb-weavers and cobweb spiders is by looking at the web.’
- ‘Most all cobweb spiders are harmless with the exception of the potentially dangerous widow spiders.’
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.