Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large, heavy, edible crab of the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean area.
- ‘The grass flats are home to pink shrimp, sea trout, redfish, snook, spiny lobsters and stone crabs, making them the cornerstone of the state's multi-million-dollar recreational fishing and seafood industries.’
- ‘Arches restaurant is a Newport landmark, serving fresh fish, stone crab claws, and high-priced abalone.’
- ‘From deep-fried cracked conch - a Keys' specialty, to stone crab claws, Florida lobster or a dozen different fish species, Key Largo's chefs take pride in how they prepare the local catch.’
- ‘Pholeus bifurcatus burrow system corresponds somewhat with modern burrows produced by crabs, such as the stone crab Menippe mercenaria or Goneplax rhomboids.’
- ‘During my study periods, the blue crab were observed in all the habitats, while the two less-mobile crabs (the stone crab and the mud crab) were not found in the mud flat.’
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.