Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cat with orange fur and darker orange markings.
- ‘Orlando is a gorgeous marmalade cat with gooseberry-green eyes.’
- ‘The term marmalade cat applies to several Malawi species with certain markings.’
- ‘"Sir Winston requested in his will that there should always be a marmalade cat named Jock in comfortable residence at the House," explains Victoria, part of whose job description is to look after the current incumbent, six-year-old Jock III.’
- ‘He meets a little white mouse, a marmalade cat, a black-and-white cow, a green crocodile, a grinning lion, a big-eared elephant and a gigantic whale.’
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.