Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Australasian rail (bird) with plain brown and grey plumage.
- ‘The Bush-hen is a small, dark wetland bird with lime-green beak and greenish-yellow legs’
- ‘The same applies to the bush-hen, whose large nest is associated with the swelling round the taytu plant when tubers are plentiful…’
- ‘The pond in Hidden Valley used by breeding Bush Hens would be clearly identified and protected from disturbance and/or hydrological effects during construction.’
- ‘The Bush-hens call throughout the night upon arrival.’
- ‘This work is representational of the Bush Hen travelling through the country looking for bush seeds which are scattered over the land.’
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.