Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A shy insectivorous mammal of the hedgehog family, with a long snout and rat-like appearance, native to SE Asia and China.Also called gymnure
- ‘Moist forests, mangrove swamps, and wet farmlands are the typical habitats of Malayan moonrats.’
- ‘A moonrat, a member of the hedgehog family, forages for food among leaf litter.’
- ‘Both hedgehogs and moonrats are geared strictly for eating insects and other small invertebrates, especially earthworms.’
- ‘The moonrat is notorious for its characteristic onion or rotten-garlic odor.’
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.