Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A beaked whale of variable colour, with a bulbous forehead.
- ‘So the ultimate would be to put this on a sperm whale or a bottlenose whale or something like that.’
- ‘I realized that the bottlenose whale in the Tropics was not the southern bottlenose whale.’
- ‘The link was forged - our tropical bottlenose whale was indeed Longman's long-lost whale!’
- ‘Results of an autopsy on the bottlenose whale, which didn't survive a last-ditch rescue operation, were released today.’
- ‘The young northern bottlenose whale died aboard a rescue barge that was taking her back to sea.’
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.