Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A long, slender bottom-dwelling fish of warm seas.
- ‘This happened only a few years after the tilefish had been ‘discovered’, and had won almost instant approval as a table fish, in the 1870s.’
- ‘The results also showed that species that were not targeted in the 70s, such as parrotfish, whitefish, spotted snapper, tilefish and creolefish, have now become common catches.’
- ‘News is like the tilefish which appears in great schools off the Atlantic Coast some years and then vanishes, no one knows whither or for how long.’
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.