Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large carnivorous bat that preys on rodents, reptiles, and other small vertebrates.
- ‘False Vampire Bats are found in lowland forests from Central America, south to Northern Bolivia and the Southern Amazon Basin.’
- ‘These ‘false vampires’ or yellow-winged bats are quite distinctive in appearance, with long, erect noseleaves (fleshy protrusion from the nose) and huge ears.’
- ‘Australian false vampire bats typically roost in caves and abandoned mines.’
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.