Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rabbit of a dark red long-eared domestic breed.
- ‘In addition to photography, Svenson was a beekeeper, gardener and raised Belgian hares.’
- ‘Belgian Hares should be housed in solid-bottom rather than wire-bottom cages.’
- ‘I like to watch the Belgian hares eating their trifolium or pea-pods or grass; graceful, gentle things they are, crowding about Mr. Heaven, and standing prettily, not greedily, on their hind legs, to reach for the clover, their delicate nostrils and whiskers all quivering with excitement.’
- ‘At one time the Belgian hare was the most popular fancy rabbit, it was responsible for bringing the domestic rabbit to the notice of thousands of people in the UK and the US.’
- ‘Breeders of the Belgian Hare began to compete in small livestock shows and standards were first written in 1882.’
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.