Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant of a genus that includes chickweed and snow-in-summer.
- ‘The bee on the Cerastium looks like he has got onto a queen sized bed and is snuggling up into a white downy quilt.’
- ‘The differences between the two genera are small, such as 5 styles for Cerastium and 3 styles for Stellaria.’
- ‘Many species of Cerastium look alike and can be hard to differentiate.’
Modern Latin, from Greek kerastēs ‘horned’ (with reference to the shape of many seed capsules) + -ium.
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.