Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A movable stalk that bears an eye near its tip, especially in crabs, shrimps, and related crustaceans, and in some mollusks.
- ‘We also report the presence of eyestalk attachments in both Achoania and Psarolepis.’
- ‘Ablation of one eyestalk is generally practised in all commercial prawn hatcheries to induce gonad matura-tion and spawning.’
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.