Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
in combination (of a tree or woody shrub) having bark of a specified kind.‘thick-barked trees that could resist fire’
- ‘The pair is partly hidden in a forest of white-barked aspen.’
- ‘All four study areas consisted of remnant eucalyptus forest dominated by rough-barked tree species.’
- ‘The scarring susceptibility is high for small, thin-barked trees and for trees that have been previously scarred.’
- ‘The thick-skinned, yellow-barked ponderosa pines are known as "yellowbellies."’
- ‘Evolution prepared the gray-barked giants to withstand the fast-burning low flames of grass fires.’
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.