Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Australian casuarina tree, which typically grows in arid regions.
- ‘They now include a U-shaped area with a dozen covered pits, a well-stocked canteen and washrooms in the middle, and surrounded by great camping spots in a picturesque stand of desert oaks.’
- ‘For example, in the Finke bio-region it can be found growing under desert oaks.’
- ‘Wood such as mulga, ironwood, redgum and desert oak is used.’
- ‘The impression is of flying above the prototype of all dot paintings - a canvas of red sand ridges and ochre salt pans patterned with the green crowns of desert oaks and the spirit trails of gullies.’
- ‘It also promotes an appreciation of the spinifex and desert oak landscape that surrounds Uluru.’
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.