Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tropical American plant popular as a house plant, Pilea microphylla (family Urticaceae), having small succulent leaves and cymes of tiny flowers which throw out clouds of pollen.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Horticulturist.
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.