Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small American warbler with a bright yellow throat.
- ‘Along with more redstarts and yellowthroats, we spotted a waterthrush, presumably Northern.’
- ‘Common yellowthroats are socially monogamous warblers that exhibit strong sexual dimorphism.’
- ‘Sure enough, on closer inspection, I saw not only these four warblers, but the common yellowthroat as well.’
- ‘Next, I check off the widespread nesting species: yellow warbler, black-and-white, worm-eating, ovenbird, and yellowthroat.’
- ‘Common yellowthroats winter throughout Middle America and the southern United States and migrate north in the spring to breeding grounds throughout most of the United States and southern Canada.’
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.