Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for muskellunge
- ‘Although it has value as a game fish, it is outclassed by a far larger member of the genus, the muskellunge (maskinonge in Canada), E. masquinongy, of which the principal subspecies inhabits the Great Lakes region.’
- ‘In Georgian Bay every year trophy maskinonge, northern pike and Yellow pickerel are caught year after year.’
- ‘Peter caught a maskinonge several pounds heavier than David's, and for a little while relations between them were very strained in consequence.’
- ‘The author has fished this river for some twenty-five years and has caught about twenty-five maskinonge in that time.’
- ‘The Maskinonge is usually found lying concealed among aquatic plants at the sides of channels, or off shelving rocks in medium sized lakes and in rivers in summer and moves into shallow waters in the fall.’
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.