Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An expanse of sea coast protected and maintained by the federal government for the study of wildlife and for recreational use by the public.
- ‘Now that the Navy has been forced by protesters to abandon its bombing exercises in Puerto Rico, it has been considering bombing a national seashore preserve in South Texas.’
- ‘Options range from declaring it a national seashore to relying on land trusts to buy individual properties piecemeal.’
- ‘Instead, why not spend the first three nights closer to the Wine Country and the national seashore?’
- ‘There are 20 million annual visitors to our national seashores and even more to our marine sanctuaries.’
- ‘Although the family spend considerable time at the nearby beach, which is part of a national seashore, they also enjoy lounging amid their backyard flower gardens.’
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.