Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A slender white-flowered European plant of the parsley family.
- ‘At the southern end of the field, as the slope increases, herb species increase with meadow vetchling, betony and burnet saxifrage present.’
- ‘On small outcrops of nutrient-rich basalt, one can find endemic basalt musky saxifrage (Saxifraga moschata basaltica) and rock burnet saxifrage (Pimpinella saxifraga rupestris), the relic alpine saxifrage, and other rare species, including alpine woodsia, rose root, and least willow.’
- ‘The Burnet Saxifrage, sometimes cultivated for kitchen use, is neither a Burnet nor a Saxifrage.’
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.