Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A very large, boldly marked silkworm moth that occurs in both the Old and New World tropics.
- ‘It includes the atlas moths Rothschildia, which are the largest in the country.’
- ‘Animal life includes the one-horned rhinoceros of Java, orangutans (found only in Kalimantan and Sumatra), miniature deer, atlas moths (which have a wingspan of 25 centimetres) and the brilliantly coloured, flightless bird of paradise.’
- ‘Some of the atlas moths and a Noctuid moth have wingspans over 300 mm.’
- ‘Color slides and digital images include a wide variety of North American and tropical species including hawkmoths, silkmoths, tiger moths, atlas moths, micro moths, prominents, caterpillars and many others.’
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.