Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hyena with numerous black stripes on the body and legs, living in steppe and desert areas from northeastern Africa to India.
- ‘Many larger mammals such as giraffes, striped hyenas, western kob, bushbuck and sitatunga are now considered extinct in the area around the lake.’
- ‘The one-horned rhinoceros and striped hyenas are just some of the 1,200 animals to look out for at this award winning attraction.’
- ‘Unlike their cousins the spotted hyenas, the striped hyenas (classified Hyaena hyaena) in the wild, forage during night hours.’
- ‘The rolling hills and forests are a haven for desert wolves, leopards, striped hyena, wild sheep, the rare Sindh ibex and the imperial eagle.’
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.