Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A medium-sized kangaroo:‘the boys had found a bush kangaroo’
- ‘The hallucinatory bush kangaroo and wagged his/her furry finger in my face.’
- ‘Let us remember that canny bush kangaroo from the TV series.’
- ‘He was my absolutely favorite bush kangaroo.’
- ‘He was just a little bush kangaroo.’
- ‘His nickname was a reference to the Australian TV series about a bush kangaroo.’
- ‘We all remember Skippy, that lovable bush kangaroo.’
- ‘A visit to the station yielded parrots, bush kangaroos (one trying to peer over the fence, the other looking thoughtful), and emus (got a close-up shot).’
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.