Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Himalayan primula with a globular head of flowers on an erect stem.
- ‘Perennials that have seeded themselves into the borders include the blue grass, marjoram, evening primrose and the purple-flowered drumstick primula.’
- ‘Far easier to please is Primula denticulata, the drumstick primula, which comes in a variety of colours.’
- ‘The rounded flower heads of Drumstick Primrose appear very early in the spring.’
- ‘There is also a lovely honeysuckle, some crocosmia, lilac drumstick primula, catmint, rosemary and sage.’
- ‘The drumstick primrose is an early bloomer - March in my garden.’
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.