Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A South American monkey with very long limbs and a long prehensile tail.
- ‘They included films about giant tarantulas, jaguars, spider monkeys, vampire bats and many other jungle creatures.’
- ‘She looked to see a small and agile spider monkey with her banana.’
- ‘She is particularly keen to see spider monkeys, which are often rather elusive.’
- ‘Among tamarins and spider monkeys, all males are dichromats - they can't perceive reds or greens.’
- ‘Everyone then heads for Monkey Island, home for an assortment of spider monkeys.’
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.