Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An agile Australian wallaby that lives among cliffs and rocks, having feet with thick pads and fringes of stiff hair.
- ‘Most of the national parks are far too small to protect biodiversity, let alone to allow threatened species such as the rock wallaby to survive.’
- ‘It lies in a line with the main limb elements and transmits the thrust of hopping (this toe is secondarily somewhat reduced in rock wallabies and tree kangaroos).’
- ‘Rich in birds and wildlife, it's home to adders, pythons, rock wallabies, sea eagles, flying foxes, curlews, koalas and equally cute marsupial possums.’
- ‘A hundred years ago, the brush-tailed rock wallaby was widespread and abundant throughout southeastern Australia.’
- ‘With that news, came excitement from wildlife conservationists keen to protect the yellow footed rock wallaby.’
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.