Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘An ape is defined by the ability to move through the trees swinging arm over arm in a form of locomotion called brachiation.’
- ‘Brachiation is not only an effective form of locomotion, and it also allows the gibbons to reach and harvest every fruit of a branch.’
- ‘In primate species in which brachiation is fully developed, a primate can move through the trees faster than a human can walk on the ground.’
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.