Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A wound from the sting of a bee.‘those who are allergic to bee stings may have an adverse reaction to pollen’
- ‘Some people have severe, even deadly, reactions to bee stings.’
- ‘Those who suffer from hay fever, or who are allergic to bee stings, however, may have an adverse reaction to pollen.’
- ‘Even if a person has been stung before with no reaction, he or she can still have an allergic reaction to a bee sting.’
- ‘For bee stings, mix bicarbonate of soda with water into a paste and spread directly on the affected area.’
- ‘Plantain leaves are good for bee stings.’
- ‘A searing pain in the sole of my foot told me it was a bee sting.’
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.