Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small, agile, fast-moving Australian wallaby with orange rings of fur around the eyes.
- ‘In the wild, the spectacled hare wallaby lives off grasses, herb foliage, fruit and seeds.’
- ‘When a rufous hare wallaby is disturbed in the burrow, it will jump out quickly and try to escape.’
- ‘The banded hare wallaby was once common over the semi-arid regions of southern Western Australia.’
- ‘Many species of wallaby are about the size of a hare; some so resemble hares that they are called hare wallabies.’
- ‘Banded hare wallabies currently live on uninhabited islands, so they have little interaction with humans.’
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.