Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sedentary marine coelenterate with a columnar body that bears a ring of stinging tentacles around the mouth.
- ‘Scattered about were sea anemones, reddish lumps in the daylight, but, I was told, when they opened at night their massed tentacles would be almost scarlet.’
- ‘Our last day together we took a trip to the coast at low tide and saw sea anemones, barnacles, and mussels in the tide pools.’
- ‘There were sea anemones, lots of colorful starfish, and even some sea urchins.’
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.