Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mouselike rodent that has long back feet and typically moves in short hops, found in North America and China.
- ‘Zapus sandersi is the common jumping mouse through much of the Blancan in Kansas.’
- ‘Deer mice and jumping mice were frequently found at both Blacktail and Crystal.’
- ‘Woodland jumping mice, the raccoon, and the black bear were photographed only at the shrub treatment.’
- ‘Adding one new twist to the tale, researchers at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science also announced on December 18 that the Preble's jumping mouse might not be a distinct subspecies.’
- ‘He chided his friend: ‘I am afraid the broad shadows of the Elk, Buffalo, and big-horn hid all the little marmots, squirrels, jumping mice, rats and shrews.’’
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.