Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An African tree squirrel that typically has a dark ringed tail, noted for basking in the sun, which often causes bleaching of the fur.
- ‘Among them are the giant squirrel, red-legged sun squirrel, brush-tailed porcupine, Angolan black and white-Colobus (which are regarded to be a new species in this area), Bushy-tailed mongoose, and sharp's grysbok.’
- ‘The sun squirrel is the largest of Zambia's squirrels, and is found everywhere north of a rough line between Kabwe and Lukulu.’
- ‘Animals and birds who specialise in this habitat type include colobus monkey, dwarf crocodile, Maxwell's duiker, Gambian sun squirrel and green touraco.’
- ‘It has been flying around the house for quite a while and has been active in its hunting practice - catching, amongst other things, one of our resident sun squirrels.’
- ‘Arboreal squirrels of the Funisciurus (Thomas’ and Kuhl's tree squirrels) and Heliosciurus (sun squirrels) spp. have been previously implicated as probable reservoir hosts in Zaire based on antibody data and a single viral isolate from a Funisciurus anerythrus.’
- ‘Because of this variety, it is difficult to describe the appearance of these animals except in broad terms and in comparison to other species of sun squirrel.’
- ‘The six African rodents are tree or sun squirrels, rope squirrels, dormice, Gambian giant pouched rats, brush-tailed porcupines and striped mice.’
- ‘He explained that on April 9, 2003, a large shipment of African rodents - including Gambian rats, dormice and sun squirrels - arrived in Dallas aboard a commercial flight from Ghana.’
- ‘These montane forests are also home to 19 species of endemic mammals, including white-toothed shrews and other shrew species, African bush squirrels, Jacksonâs mongooses, and sun squirrels.’
- ‘The active sun squirrels have been playing hide and seek with guides.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.