Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Nearly a year ago, a well known city-based aviculturist told wildlife authorities that he wanted to donate a pair of Emus, captive bred in his farm house, to the park.’
- ‘Survival of this species in the wild will require international cooperation among law enforcement agencies, landowners, conservationists, and aviculturists.’
- ‘In March 1999, Western Australian aviculturists held 81 birds, 102 were in the hands of private collectors in other parts of Australia and 16 were in zoo collections around Australia.’
- ‘Although American aviculturists have long-recognized the rosie as a wonderful aviary bird, its status as a companion parrot is relatively new to American bird enthusiasts.’
- ‘Banding ensures that we can offer unrelated stock to fellow aviculturists.’
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.