Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Eurasian geranium, Geranium sanguineum, a perennial shrub typically having deep pink flowers and finely divided foliage which turns red in autumn, now commonly grown in gardens in numerous cultivated varieties.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Johnson (d. 1644), apothecary and soldier.
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.