Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant-eating European freshwater snail that has a flat spiral shell.
- ‘Colombian ramshorn snails lay their eggs in a blob often larger than the snail that produced it.’
- ‘A generation ago, the European Red Ramshorn Snail was a common sight in freshwater aquariums.’
- ‘Among the natural wonders that should be protected are stag beetles, and ramshorn snails; habitats including salt meadows and oak woods; and rare plants such as the lady's slipper orchid.’
ramshorn snail/ˌramzˌhôrn ˈsnāl/
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.