Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for flax lily
- ‘Spiky bronze New Zealand flax grows in the background.’
- ‘They are made of New Zealand flax, phormium tenax, from the fibres extracted from the leaves.’
- ‘Plants are Mediterranean, in keeping with the architecture of the house: lavenders, New Zealand flax, ornamental grasses.’
- ‘As a native Californian, she was particularly drawn to plants that define Southern California gardening, such as agaves, bush anemones, cycads, and New Zealand flax.’
- ‘But they also look great with ornamental grasses, New Zealand flax and daylilies in the same tones.’
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.