Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Remove the horns from (an animal):‘you can learn how to dehorn a bull calf’
- ‘Some people opt to dehorn the kids, usually when they are 1 week old, with a tool called a disbudding iron, which looks like a soldering iron with the tip sawed off.’
- ‘The distressful effects of dehorning your cattle can be avoided by using Angus.’
- ‘Common procedures for beef calves include branding, castration and dehorning.’
- ‘Most milk and beef producers dehorn their cattle at a young age to prevent the animals from injuring each other.’
- ‘A year later, 140 black rhinos out of 305 remaining in the country, and 123 white rhinos out of 198 remaining, had been dehorned.’
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.