One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The broad firm cheeks droop into a pouched flush as they sink downward into his draggled lace collar.’
- ‘Four resplendent Siberian chipmunks with their pouched cheeks and striped fur are wanted dead or alive after fleeing from an enclosure in southern England, a newspaper reported yesterday.’
- ‘The paleontologist says the brain volume of placental carnivores is about two and a half times larger, on average, than that of pouched carnivores.’
- ‘This group includes all of the pouched animals, such as opossums, kangaroos, and Tasmanian devils.’
- ‘What are we to make of the many examples of hermaphroditism and sex - role reversal, of intersexed deer and pouched male kangaroos?’
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