Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large and dangerous crocodile occurring in estuaries and coastal waters from SW India to northern Australia.
- ‘The skin of the saltwater crocodile produces the highest quality leather of the world's crocodilian species.’
- ‘Crocodiles vary in size. The saltwater crocodile measures up to 10 m in length, while others are no more than 1 m long.’
- ‘Unlike saltwater crocodiles, freshwater crocodiles generally do not pose a threat to humans.’
- ‘Caught disturbing residents of Wyndham, Western Australia, a saltwater crocodile is restrained for shipment to a park.’
- ‘Seven farms operate in Australia's Northern Territory, raising saltwater crocodiles from hatchlings and selling their skin and meat.’
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.