Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The eastern broad-billed roller of Asia and Australasia, which has a conspicuous white coin-like mark on the wing that is visible in flight.
- ‘The dollarbird lives in the deep forests of remote mountain areas, where the old holy mountain retreats like Mt. Koya (Koya San in Wakayama), Nikko, Kiso and others were located.’
- ‘Lorikeets, rosellas, kingfishers, dollarbirds, kookaburras, cockatoos and a variety of other species make the Atherton Blue Gum a very diverse birding haven.’
- ‘Various subspecies of the dollarbird have evolved in some parts of its range.’
- ‘Dollarbirds readily take to nestboxes but our experience with dollarbird breeding is not large.’
- ‘Shamas, barbets, dollarbirds, bee-eaters, coucals, parakeets, pittas, shrikes, bulbuls - birds of every shape and variety, common or rare are to be found in some part of Pulau Ubin.’
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.