Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Eurasian oriole with a melodious call, the male being bright yellow and black and the female mainly green.
- ‘Male golden orioles return early in May, often arriving a week or more before the females.’
- ‘Some others like the wild pig, the palm civet, the common mongoose, the golden oriole, and the rat snake can survive even with little green cover and withstand disturbances.’
- ‘A pair of golden oriole are nesting on the island and in the last years he has seen more and more ospreys.’
- ‘It is an important wintering ground for European migratory birds such as the white stork, the lesser kestrel, the Eurasian golden oriole, the Eurasian cuckoo and other wading birds.’
- ‘The birds of the institute were beautiful, as for instance the golden oriole; and they were big, as for instance the grey hornbill.’
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.