Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An unsegmented burrowing marine worm with a stout body and a slender anterior part. The latter bears a terminal mouth surrounded by tentacles, and can be retracted into the trunk.
- ‘Sipunculans, or peanut worms, have an unsegmented body with a retractable introvert.’
- ‘Settling near a hungry snail could be disastrous for a peanut worm, and landing too far from kelp would doom a sea urchin to starvation.’
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.