Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small white-breasted plover related to the ringed plover, found on most continents.
- ‘The majority or snowy plovers return to the same site year after year to breed and raise their young.’
- ‘While some snowy plovers remain in their coastal breeding areas year-round, others migrate south or north for winter.’
- ‘At the time the species was listed, approximately 1,500 western snowy plovers nested in the United States.’
- ‘The major threats to the snowy plover are dewatering, loss of wetland habitats and human disturbance at nest sites.’
- ‘The number of snowy plovers wintering at the site has increased as well, more than doubling since the program began.’
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.