Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A slender deciduous Chinese tree with flowers that bear large white bracts said to resemble doves' wings, grown as an ornamental.
- ‘Known as a ‘gene bank for wild and rare animals and plants,’ the park is home to endangered species, such as giant pandas, snub-nosed monkeys and dove trees.’
- ‘It is home to the giant panda, the snub-nosed monkey and the dove tree.’
- ‘Davidia involucrata is commonly called the ‘handkerchief tree ‘or the ‘dove tree‘.’
- ‘Many of the plants are endangered species, including the dove tree and the ginkgo.’
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.