Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A southern Asian songbird of the babbler family, typically having a blackish or greyish head and a long tail.
- ‘Many white-eared sibias stingingly lovely are living in the woods.’
- ‘After this wonderful start, we decided to head into the sanctuary in the jeep, often stopping when we heard or saw mixed flocks of laughing thrushes, yuhinas, barwings and sibias.’
- ‘White-eared sibias are endemic to Taiwan and usually appear in middle and upper levels of wild or mixed coniferous broad-leaved forests at 1000-2500m elevations.’
- ‘Here we seek barbets, laughingthrushes, whistling-thrushes, sibias, and pheasants in the oak, rhododendron, and Sal forests.’
- ‘Additional forest species that can be difficult to locate are mid-canopy species such as shrike-babblers barwings, sibias and two species of Crocias.’
- ‘All along the river the common sights are river chats, dippers, flycatchers, and sibias, wall creepers, bulbuls, forktales, ibisi bills, cormorants are among the 400 species of birds to name a few.’
- ‘You can see exotic birds like cuckoos, owls, nightjars, barbets, hoopoe, yellow-billed magpies and black-capped sibias and mammals including langurs and furry pikas.’
- ‘We will explore Thailand's most famous birding site where a whole collection of uniquely Asian groups such as ioras, barwings, mesias, minlas, sibias, and niltavas will dazzle us with brilliant color and patterning.’
- ‘We will encounter mixed flocks containing barwings, parrotbills, scimitar - babblers, sibias and Sultan Tits, which all add up to an unforgettable birding experience!’
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- ‘Langtang has one hundred and sixty species of birds (cuckoos, owls, barbets, nightjars, black-capped sibias, yellow-billed magpies) and over thirty species of mammals.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.