Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It reminds of an incident when my normally ape-like father revealed a hitherto unforeseen wit while we were in America.’
- ‘An ape-like creature that lived seven million years ago was confirmed yesterday as the oldest known ancestor of humans.’
- ‘Other traits shared with modern great apes were a large degree of hand rotation, and a distinctly ape-like skull.’
- ‘The early humanoids traditionally characterised as ape-like brutes were deeply emotional beings with high-pitched voices.’
- ‘We now know that Neanderthals were not ape-like.’
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.