Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Asian and African game bird related to the partridges, with spurs on the legs.
- ‘The spurfowl is one of the most difficult of the Sri Lanka endemics to see and this was the first nest I found.’
- ‘The smallest spurfowl, the Hartlaub is found around stony outcrops and in sandy areas.’
- ‘The daily limit on ground birds (guinea fowl, spurfowl and francolin) is 15 birds per day, and most days we reached or approached that number per shooter.’
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.