Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A remora, especially "Echeneis naucrates", the most abundant remora of warm waters.
- ‘These creatures often swim in the company of other smaller fish, including remoras or shark-suckers, which seem to use the pressure-wave made by the forward progress of the larger animal, and hide in its shade.’
- ‘What is a pilotfish and what is a shark-sucker or remora?’
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.