Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small stocky carnivorous mammal of the dog family, with short legs and small ears. It is native to the forests of Central and South America.
- ‘Carlos took us an hour west by speedboat to Punta Caracoles, a peninsula jutting out from the national park that teems with bush dogs, tapirs, and other tenacious wildlife.’
- ‘The bush dog released the captured paca after failing to maneuver itself into a position where it could reach its throat.’
- ‘The cock symbolizes pride, the bush dog implies wealth, and vultures represent filth and disregard.’
- ‘Unfortunately, no individuals of the bush dog (S. venaticus) were available for inclusion in this analysis.’
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.