Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small seed-eating hopping rodent with large cheek pouches and long hind legs, found in North America.
- ‘Blackstone growled down at the kangaroo mouse, before turning away.’
- ‘The tail of the kangaroo mouse is thickest in the middle, tapered at both ends, black tip, and no tuft.’
- ‘Activity is only observed from March to October, suggesting the kangaroo mice may hibernate.’
- ‘The kidneys of kangaroo mice are very efficient, and fat is stored in their tails.’
- ‘The kangaroo mice are narrowly adapted, so finding the correct floral and soil composition is essential.’
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.