Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large tropical American cotinga with mainly black or red and black plumage.
- ‘After pointing out the green oropendolas and purple-throated fruitcrows to the ladies we continued again to the savannah behind the forest.’
- ‘The forest trail behind the lodge has Purple-throated fruitcrows and the colorful little Strawberry poison dart frogs.’
- ‘Awaken to a tropical chorus of motmots, toucans, and fruitcrows.’
- ‘The female fruitcrow is totally black, with a white bill, like the bill of the male.’
- ‘We can provide the equipment and training necessary for safe birding a hundred to a hundred and fifty feet above the ground, up in the domain of the Harpy Eagles, macaws, parrots, toucans, cotingas, fruitcrows, tyrannulets, honeycreepers, and tanagers.’
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.