Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small parrot frequenting grassy country.
- ‘The Orange-bellied Parrot is a small 'grass parrot' of coastal south-eastern Australia.’
- ‘Turquoisine Grass Parrot usually likes to live at the edges of woodlands besides the open grass pasturelands.’
- ‘It is a grass parrot approximately 19 cm long and weighing around 35 grams.’
- ‘The budgerigar, cockatiel, kakariki, princess parrot, regent, king parrot, grass parrot and smaller lorikeets make delightful pet birds, all capable of talking.’
- ‘There are also the grass parrot, lue parrot, love bird, and ground parrot.’
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.