Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of several plants of the genus Encelia (family Asteraceae (Compositae)), comprising low-growing, drought tolerant shrubs of arid areas of southern America and Mexico; now especially E. farinosa, which has silvery foliage and bright yellow flowers.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in William Hornaday (1854–1937).
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.