Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
rare The carnation sedge, Carex panicea, of Eurasia (obsoleterare).
2rare The windmill grass, Chloris ventricosa, of eastern Australia (now rare).
3Any of several blue-eyed grasses (genus Sisyrinchium).
Early 19th century.
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.