Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The desert chat, a bird inhabiting the plains of central Australia.
- ‘Some birds, such as the gibberbird, prefer these areas of bare stony plains.’
- ‘The article takes you to the land down under to look at frogmouths and gibberbirds.’
- ‘We saw a female gibberbird close to the bus, which was not as exciting as our previous gibberbird sighting.’
- ‘The gibber plains that surround Innamincka are an ideal environment to observe gibberbirds, chats and other tiny desert inhabitants.’
Gibber from gibber.
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.