Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A raccoon-like mammal with thick reddish-brown fur and a bushy tail, native to high bamboo forests from the Himalayas to southern China.
- ‘Among the world's botanically richest sites, the sanctuaries are also home to other endangered animals such as the red panda and the snow leopard.’
- ‘The red panda, which inhabits southwestern China, is an endangered species.’
- ‘The red panda lives in the bamboo forests of the Himalayan and Heng-Duan Mountains.’
- ‘Recent DNA analysis indicates that giant pandas are more closely related to bears and red pandas are more closely related to raccoons.’
- ‘There, on a steeply sloping site, we saw animals ranging from fierce tigers and lions to some very cute red pandas.’
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.