Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tropical hardwood tree with close-grained red timber.
- ‘The fine-leafed beefwood or forest wax tree, Grevillea coriacea (family Proteaceae), is a characteristic tree of the open woodland and grassland of central Cape York Peninsula.’
- ‘White beefwood grows in the drier more exposed areas and is often found in regrowth.’
- ‘Australian Pine, also known as ironwood or beefwood, is an exotic, evergreen species native to southern Asia and Australia.’
- ‘Sally wattle, ironwood and beefwood dominate the very sparse canopy.’
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.