Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mole-like burrowing Australian marsupial with yellow fur and a horny shield on the front of the head.
- ‘There have been no direct studies of hearing in golden moles or in the marsupial mole.’
- ‘Sensory hairs are evidently present in nearly all species of fossorial mammals, the possible exception being the marsupial mole, Notoryctes.’
- ‘There are no reports of any form of vibratory communication in talpid moles or in the marsupial mole.’
- ‘Golden moles and marsupial moles use upwards thrusts of their heads in combination with their forelimbs to move the soil.’
- ‘They range from small four-footed forms like the marsupial mole, Notoryctes, to the large two-legged kangaroos.’
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.