Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of an animal) having eye-like markings.
- ‘In the Mediterranean ocellated wrasse, satellite males help to defend the nest against small parasitic males.’
- ‘The ocellated turkey is native to the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico and adjacent Guatemala and Belize.’
- ‘It seems that both available species were eaten, the domesticated one now familiar worldwide and also the ocellated turkey.’
- ‘In the Maya forest, the rare ocellated turkey cocks its head from side to side, as if preening.’
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.