Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American egret with all-white plumage, black legs, and yellow feet.
- ‘Mallows Bay now harbors herons, snowy egrets, and American bald eagles.’
- ‘The snowy egret often hunts by shuffling its feet back and forth in the water, stirring things up so it can eat them.’
- ‘Every spring, about 100 pairs nest here along with great blue herons and snowy egrets.’
- ‘Most belong to snowy egrets and little blue herons, who make a fine nautical color combination of crisp white and slate.’
- ‘Tall, leggy herons and the white snowy egrets wait patiently along the tidal creeks for small fish to swim by.’
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.