Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for darter
- ‘Resplendent toucans flew overhead, proudly displaying the fine colors on their trademark beak and breast, while egrets, herons and snakebirds perched gracefully on giant tree roots, scanning for potential kills beneath the water's surface.’
- ‘Darters are also known as snakebirds because they swim with only their heads and necks out of the water.’
- ‘We have a tree here with a whole lot of cormorant nests and right on the left there halfway up is a darter nest, often called snakebirds, because all you see in the water is their neck sticking out.’
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.