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A mongoose occurring over much of Africa and parts of southwestern Asia and Iberia, noted for its destruction of crocodile eggs.Also called ichneumon
- ‘The Egyptian mongoose lives in Africa on the savanna.’
- ‘In temperate regions, the Egyptian Mongoose gives birth to up to four young.’
- ‘The Egyptian mongoose is mainly nocturnal, although it sometimes hunts during the day.’
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.