Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A conifer of a genus that includes Lawson's cypress.
- ‘Explore blue, green and gold coloured varieties of false cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana), or taller junipers and arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis).’
- ‘Species with random branching, such as arborvitae, juniper, yew, and false cypress, have limbs that occur all along the trunk.’
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.