Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A marine mollusk with a shiny, almost spherical, shell and a large foot.
- ‘She was explaining about the moon snail, which they had come across while wading.’
- ‘Atlantic moon shells are found along most of the East Coast.’
- ‘Moon snails are carnivorous sand dwellers feeding mainly on clams and other snails’
- ‘Moon shells are snail-like globular forms with a half moon shaped aperture.’
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.