Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A severe form of malaria.
- ‘He is currently taking antibiotics due to a bout of jungle fever brought on by the damp conditions.’
- ‘A few of the men died of jungle fever and one guy was killed by lightning.’
- ‘Beyond mere molestation, however, looms the graver threat of jungle fever.’
- ‘There is no denying The Beastmaster's broad appeal; there is something in this epic, slightly corny story of love, revenge, destiny, and jungle fever to satisfy everyone.’
- ‘Some innovative makeup effects and a dose of bodacious jungle fever don't hurt either.’
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.