Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A stout moth which has boldly spotted and streaked wings and a hairy caterpillar (woolly bear).
- ‘Consider the Isabella tiger moth, seen from coast to coast.’
- ‘Others, like the tiger moth, hear the bat and emit a jamming signal in the ultrasonic frequency spectrum.’
- ‘Searching the Siberian hinterlands for a tiger moth that is surely extinct by now is his idea of fun.’
- ‘For example tiger moths make a loud noise, perfectly within the bats' range of hearing and timed to be in between the bats' echolocation calls so that they are as unmistakeable as possible.’
- ‘A tiger moth swooped down and brushed Anna with its dusty wings before gliding off into the distance.’
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.