Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cactus with flattened stems and large, fragrant red or yellow flowers.
- ‘The epiphyllum loves filtered sunshine and enjoys humidity.’
- ‘Epiphyllums, commonly referred to as Epis, or Orchid cacti, have tremendous blooms.’
Modern Latin, from epi- ‘upon’ + Greek phullon ‘leaf’.
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.