Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Eurasian grassland plant with small white flowers and divided leaves, related to meadowsweet.
- ‘A large number of wild flowers have been planted, including sticky catchfly, dropwort and meadow crane's bill and the trees include prunis, oak, rowan and lime.’
- ‘In spring, broad-leafed plantain, lettuce, honey locust and dropwort grows in the area and is handpicked for cooking.’
Middle English: so named because it has small drop-like fibrous tubers on its roots.
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.