Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of various plants characterized by some feature considered to resemble small teardrops, as the shape and size of the leaves or petals, teardrop-shaped markings on the leaves, etc.; specifically the helxine, Soleirolia soleirolii.
1920s; earliest use found in Canadian Florist.
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.