Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small wild Eurasian rose with white flowers and leaves like those of salad burnet.
- ‘The August sand-dune flora includes harebell and bloody crane's-bill, with sea rocket along the strand line and stonechats perched in the burnet roses.’
- ‘The Scot's briar or burnet rose, Rosa pimpinellifolia, is a native and its cultivated hybrids and forms put up no fight in the garden because they actually like it here.’
- ‘Sand dunes are particularly rich in flowers and are the most beautiful is the burnet rose.’
- ‘For a more compact plant, consider our native Scotch briar, or burnet rose (R. pimpinellifolia).’
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.