Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A European gentian of dry grassland, which produces mauve flowers in the autumn.
- ‘In the bogs of the Luzenské Valley, a wide range of rare vegetation can be found, including English sundew, rannoch-rush and marsh felwort.’
- ‘Felwort can be distinguished from moss gentian because of its growth-habit.’
Old English feldwyrt (see field, wort).
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.