Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mouse-like insectivorous marsupial with a pointed snout and prominent eyes, found in Australia and New Guinea.Also called marsupial mouse
- ‘These include bush tomato, parakeelya and parrot pea or bird flowers, as well as the dunnart, mala, honeyant, piedish beetle and case moths.’
- ‘We could go out at night with a spotlight and cast it around and see little gleaming eyes shines all over from Mulgaras and hopping mice and dunnarts and so on.’
- ‘We then looked at a second species, a little shrew like creature called the dunnart and this has a very different life style.’
1920s: from Nyungar danart.
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.