Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for cane toad
- ‘Marine toads have the distinction of being one of the only known amphibians to eat plant matter and carrion as adults.’
- ‘Even more ungainly animals like the marine toad Bufo marinus and the Galapagos tortoise migrate hundreds of meters to ponds or springs to re-hydrate and replenish their stores of dilute bladder urine.’
- ‘And what this South American bufo marine toad does is that when he feels under threat, he bloats himself up with air.’
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.