Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A white-flowered Eurasian campion with a swollen bladder-like calyx behind the deeply cut petals.
- ‘Ancient thick walls and decorated stones, bladder campion and violets threaded through the grass.’
- ‘The tiny Cyclamen hederifolium and white bladder campion are good for the late-summer to autumn period.’
- ‘Illustrations abound, from a drawing of bladder campion to many remarkable photos and diagrams of the various mill complexes in their heydays.’
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.