Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A secretive warbler that frequents thickets of spinifex in central Australia.
- ‘Bird species of regional significance include the peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus, bush thick-knee Burhinus grallarius, spinifexbird Eremiornis carteri and redthroat Sericornis brunneus 5.’
- ‘Others, like the spinifexbird and white-winged fairly-wren, also occur far from water, but appear to be resident through good seasons and poor.’
- ‘Red-tailed black cockatoos fly noisily overhead while the small spinifexbird perches in the dense grass below.’
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.