Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A shrubby evergreen Australasian plant of the daisy family, which typically has grey-green leaves and bears fragrant flower heads.
- ‘The tiny fieldmouse who lives in the daisy bush comes out for seed near me, unafraid of even my quicker movements.’
- ‘There is a cottage garden in front with lavender, rosemary and daisy bushes.’
- ‘In late December / January purple mint bushes and white daisy bushes line the forest road at lower levels and the tiny sky lilies and pratias form mats in the boggy grasses around Echo Flat.’
- ‘Deadhead flowers like roses, cannas, agapanthus, daisy bushes and dahlias; this will keep your garden looking tidy and will encourage more flowers.’
- ‘Choose plants that need less water, such as pinks, lavender, buddleia, French honeysuckle, daisy bushes, rock rose and the African and Peruvian lily.’
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.