Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A freshwater crocodile native to northern Australia.
- ‘‘Of course there are freshies in Kakadu too,’ he said as we were about to leave, receipt and itinerary in bag.’
- ‘Red ones are salties and yellow ones are freshies.’
- ‘Where we find an inquisitive or aggressive freshie, we may relocate it or tag it and monitor its behavior.’
- ‘In deeper, murkier pools, such as that where I overturn and become marooned with a seven foot freshy, dwell crocodiles awaiting their next meal.’
- ‘Most recently, the freshie chased a fisherman and he was forced to throw the crocodile his catch; a catfish.’
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.