Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large heavily built goat-antelope with a thick shaggy coat and a horny protuberance on the head, native to the tundra of North America and Greenland. The male emits a musky odour during the breeding season.
- ‘We had seen whales, narwhals, polar bear, seals, walrus, musk ox, and countless other natural wonders.’
- ‘One section of the river was named after the numerous musk ox grazing along its banks.’
- ‘There are also some familiar faces, such as the musk ox, cougar and bison, that have survived the test of time.’
- ‘Wolves primarily hunt in packs for large prey such as moose, elk, bison, musk oxen, and reindeer.’
- ‘In North America, bison, pronghorn, and musk ox have increased this past century.’
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.