Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A low-growing compact variety of basil.
- ‘Holy basil and bush basil are related plants.’
- ‘This is a refined bush basil from Italy where it is known for its fine green leaf and is formed like a ball.’
- ‘Even though the leaves are very small the bush basils dry well and keep their green colour.’
- ‘This is probably the best of the bush basils, a tidy, compact plant absolutely covered with small fragrant leaves.’
- ‘One of the spicy bush basils is doing just nuts, the other has stopped growing, and I'm not at all sure why.’
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.