Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Either of two Australian trees with swollen bottle-shaped trunks containing water.
- ‘Not wanting to be seen, she ducked behind a bottle tree, peering suspiciously into the car.’
- ‘85 years ago, the people of Roma planted a series of bottle trees, each one marking a local soldier who had died during World War One.’
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.