Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large-eyed spider which hunts prey by stalking and pouncing on it.
- ‘This is where I thanked my lucky stars that it wasn't a jumping spider.’
- ‘Acutally, even the jumping spiders that posture fiercely on door and window frames are worth watching.’
- ‘Wolf spiders, tarantulas, and jumping spiders are of this sort.’
- ‘‘I'm not ‘into’ spiders and usually leave them alone, but I've seen a few jumping spiders around and it is interesting to see them hunt for insects.‘’
- ‘A dragonfly zips about and lands behind a jumping spider.’
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.