Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for moloch
- ‘After mating in September, female thorny devils lay 3-10 eggs in a burrow about 30 cm underground.’
- ‘The researchers showed that thorny devils take up water by means of capillary action via these grooves.’
- ‘During cold nights when the thorny devil lizard goes to sleep, they dig the soil and cover themselves with it to keep them warm.’
- ‘The female thorny devil lays 3 to 10 eggs, usually 8, in November or December.’
- ‘You will be amazed at the large range of reptiles on show, including the frilly neck lizards, thorny devils, goannas, pythons and venomous snakes.’
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.