Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A climbing rose native to China, Rosa banksiae, having evergreen foliage, (usually) almost thornless stems, and clusters of small flowers which may be single or double, with white or yellow petals (depending on the botanical variety).Related Banksian
Early 19th century; earliest use found in New England Farmer.
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.