Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for monkey puzzle
- ‘The monkey puzzle or Chile pine is an evergreen conifer native to Argentina and Chile.’
- ‘The Araucaria, or Chile pine, is among the tallest trees in the garden.’
- ‘All sorts of exotic trees have been planted around the island (Eucalypts, Palms, Chile pines etc.), but are not included in the list.’
- ‘Among the important timber species is the Chile pine, better known to many as the ‘monkey puzzle’, a virgin forest of which is seen in this photograph.’
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.