Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A freshwater cichlid fish that protects its eggs (and in some cases its young) by carrying them in its mouth.
- ‘But his head did not look swollen, like so many other mouthbrooders do when they are holding eggs or fry.’
- ‘Like them, they are polygamous mouthbrooders with no pair bonds and a tendency to harass females.’
- ‘A lot of Tilapia species are male mouthbrooders, hence the male will pick up the eggs once he has fertilized them.’
- ‘Some mouthbrooders deposit their eggs on the substrate where they look after them until the Larvae hatch.’
- ‘Also from what I've heard, keyholes, festivum and kribs are not mouthbrooders; can you confirm this?’
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.