Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of a number of plants that have yellow flowers with orange, red, or brown markings, supposedly suggestive of eggs and bacon.
- ‘This is a South Australian plant with a low spreading habit with 'eggs and bacon' flowers in spring.’
- ‘Known by a huge variety of country names (Tom Thumb and Eggs and Bacon being perhaps the most common) this plant is worth its weight in gold.’
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.