Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tree of the ginseng family, with large leaves and black berries.
- ‘They span the range of treedom, from maples of centurial stature, dripping with mosses and ferns, to the slender, shrub-like angelica trees luxuriating in the understory.’
- ‘The Chinese angelica tree, Aralia chinensis L. (Aralia sinensis Hort.), is native to China.’
- ‘We'll meet Head Gardener, Rob Ballard and walk along paths that give a succession of views and narrow bridges and causeways edged with Gunneras, swamp cypresses, royal ferns and Japanese angelica trees.’
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.