Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rare antelope found in Somalia and Ethiopia.
- ‘Like most antelope, the majority of the beira's activity occurs in the morning and evening, while at midday it rests.’
- ‘Besides the baboon, the Horn is an important region for a number of threatened antelope species, particularly the beira and dibatag antelopes.’
A local name.
A port on the coast of Mozambique, capital of Sofala province; population 436,240 (2007).
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.