Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tall poppy which is widely cultivated for its colourful flowers and suitability for cutting, native to arctic and north temperate regions.
- ‘Clarkias, Iceland poppies, pansies, and stock can't stand intense summer heat.’
- ‘Interplant pink ranunculus with salmon Iceland poppy and red-purple pansies, and accent with a few yellow and pink English primroses.’
- ‘From sixpacks, try calendula, Iceland poppies, pansies, primroses, snapdragons, stock, or violas.’
- ‘If you want to keep the pot center stage, remove the mum and replace it with a spring bloomer such as Iceland poppy or primrose.’
- ‘Buy young plants of calendula, Iceland poppy, pansy, primrose, snapdragon, stock, and viola.’
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.