Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Chinese plant of the daisy family, which is cultivated for its bright showy flowers.
- ‘Talk about China asters at a winter conference got me excited.’
- ‘Set out nursery seedlings of ageratum, amaranth, celosia, China aster, coleus, gazania, geranium, heliotrope, impatiens, Madagascar periwinkle, nierembergia, ornamental pepper, petunia, and scarlet sage.’
- ‘Annual asters, also called China asters, flower in all colors but orange.’
- ‘Annual varieties are known as China asters and are showier than their perennial counterparts.’
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.