Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large marine bristle-worm with a stout, oval body that bears matted, furlike, iridescent chaetae.
- ‘Various species of polychaete are known as lugworms, clam worms, bristleworms, and sea mice.’
- ‘Some polychaetes such as the sea mouse also bear a ventral muscular, creeping sole.’
- ‘We have found another stray from the deep, a creature we had been curious to see for years - the ratfish, or sea mouse.’
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.