Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small southern Asian bustard (bird), the male of which has mainly black plumage with white wings.
- ‘Rare hoolock gibbons and capped langurs can be seen in the forests, and birds include giant hornbills and Bengal floricans.’
- ‘The Lesser Florican is the smallest bustard commonly found in India.’
- ‘Low intensity agro-ecosystems in Cambodia hold the largest global population of Bengal Florican.’
Late 18th century: of unknown origin.
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.