Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A slender longhorn beetle that is dark metallic green and emits a musk-like scent.
- ‘A similar odor is emitted from the glands of musk ox, musk rat and musk shrew and musk beetle.’
- ‘This is because they are attracted to sweet things and within our bins are discarded lollipop wrappers that the musk beetles love!’
- ‘The musk beetle is a species of longhorn beetle with a somewhat coppery tint.’
- ‘The musk beetle is quite rare in southern Britain and this one had flown into one of our ringing nets.’
- ‘On the right is Aromia moschata, the musk beetle.’
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.