Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American plant of the daisy family, which has flowers with cone-like centres.
- ‘Common examples of perennial flowers are purple coneflower, lance-leaf coreopsis, dame's rocket and daisy.’
- ‘Plant coneflower in a sunny location that has well-drained, fertile soil.’
- ‘All nine species of coneflowers are native to North America, but only the four listed here are available commercially.’
- ‘The beds burst at the seams with summer phlox, Shasta daisies, coneflowers, and 75 varieties of daylilies.’
- ‘Known as gloriosa daisy, coneflower and black-eyed Susan, this favorite North American native species blooms nonstop - even in partial shade - from midsummer until frost.’
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.