Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for bharal
- ‘In the Asia Field, you will feel your eyes are not big enough to take in the camels, yaks, fallow deer, sika deer, blue sheep and springbok capering in all directions.’
- ‘Weather and punishing terrain restricted our movements much beyond Tahawndam, but we had already found three large mammal species not previously known to live in Myanmar: blue sheep, black muntjac (barking deer), and stone marten.’
- ‘Their yaks share these high, sunny pastures with blue sheep and plump marmots.’
- ‘The shrunken carcass of a blue sheep lies in the rocks.’
- ‘The trek also offers diverse fauna and flora and a good opportunity to spot blue sheep.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.