Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘She looked up and saw Mephisto, wise old Mephisto, watching her with patience in his bicoloured eyes.’
- ‘Many cultivars have bicolored petals and a striking yellow center.’
- ‘Fabulous bright colors of red, pink, white, and purple, along with many bicolored varieties are some popular color choices of gardeners.’
- ‘Their tail, over half of the body length, is distinctively bicolored.’
- ‘In addition to basic white, pink, and yellow, there are now mauve and purple versions and any number of lined, spotted, and bicolored flowers.’
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.