Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hellebore that is cultivated for its flowers which appear in late winter or early spring.
- ‘When I bought my first Lenten rose I had scant expectations that it would live.’
- ‘The Lenten rose is the easiest of all hellebores to transplant, and a single plant will spread quickly.’
- ‘Now Elfi's ferns are shade-loving companions to her more than 5,000 hellebores, or Lenten roses.’
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.