Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for streptocarpus
- ‘‘And I can hardly live without the Cape primrose, Streptocarpus ‘Black Panther’ - its velvet blooms are a treasure.’’
- ‘The understorey has been planted with many interesting South African forest dwelling trees, shrubs and groundcovers including Cape primroses and colourful spurflowers (Plectranthus).’
- ‘The Cape primrose is also a cloud-forest plant, growing on the windward slopes of Table Mountain in Cape Town.’
- ‘Otherwise, grow your Cape primrose the same way you would a gloxinia or African violet, with moderate light and household temperatures.’
- ‘After two or three years, I find the flowering performance of my Cape primroses starts to decline.’
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.