Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large insectivorous mammal with long, coarse fur, large claws, an elongated snout, and a long tongue for catching ants. It is native to Central and South America.
- ‘In Brazil's Pantanal, South America's largest wetlands, you'll stalk giant anteaters, armadillos, maned wolves, and jaguars.’
- ‘Wheeling his truck along rutted savanna trails, he found giant anteaters, monk parakeets, and a pair of crab-eating foxes.’
- ‘They also take some beetle larvae and bees, and in captivity giant anteaters accept some fruit.’
- ‘The giant anteater of South America is about the size of a German shepherd dog.’
- ‘The thrust of Tompkins' activity is conservation, built around a 30-year management plan that foresees the eventual creation of another national park and the reintroduction of such species as the giant anteater, river otter and jaguar.’
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.