Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Eurasian freshwater goby that threatens native species of fish in the Great Lakes and Mississippi basin.
- ‘Few Great Lakes bird or fish species eat zebras directly, but another Eurasian invader, the round goby, gobbles them up.’
- ‘One theory is that zebra mussels and another invasive species, round gobies, may spread contaminants up the food chain.’
- ‘As it often eats bivalves that filter the water, the round goby is a vector for bioaccumulation of many contaminants.’
- ‘Warming of the Great Lakes is likely to cause a seasonal decline in algae, an important food source for fish, and could make the lakes more hospitable to invasive exotic species such as round gobies.’
- ‘In Lake Erie, USA, smallmouth bass vigorously defended their nests from benthic round gobies.’
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.