Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tropical marine fish that has long streamers or rays arising from its pectoral fins, locally important as a food fish.
- ‘They look identical to what the Australians call threadfin salmon or king threadfin.’
- ‘Up here big tidal rivers empty into the ocean and boast world-class fishing for familiar species like cobia and Spanish mackerel plus Australia's own threadfin and blue salmon.’
- ‘In Hawaii, for instance, the industry is keeping close watch on a pilot project to raise Pacific threadfin in open-ocean net pens.’
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.