Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A migration of salmon up a river from the sea, in order to spawn.
- ‘Environmental groups, which want the Scottish Executive to move fish farms away from salmon runs, said it was too early to draw firm conclusions on a permanent recovery.’
- ‘Resident orcas are fish-eaters with a strong preference for salmon, timing their movements within their territories with salmon runs.’
- ‘The inhabitants of the Outer Hebrides, along with many others in Scotland, see their illegal harvesting of local salmon runs as their heritable right.’
- ‘You don't perhaps get the salmon runs that Ireland still enjoys but the streams of Jutland still get good runs at certain periods of the year.’
- ‘Record salmon runs have been recorded in Norway, Scotland and other European countries following recent drift-net bans.’
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.