Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A crab that inhabits the seashore and shallow waters.
- ‘Common lobsters, edible crabs, velvet swimming crabs, shore crabs and hermit crabs were common.’
- ‘The shore crab is not alone on and in the vicinity of European shores.’
- ‘A velvet swimming crab then dashes out of the shadows, grabs the shore crab's trophy and vanishes back under the kelp.’
- ‘We collected 17 purple shore crabs from the same sites to use as predators on the porcelain crabs.’
- ‘This one moved with startling speed to capture a shore crab that was walking across the stone wall of a slipway.’
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.