Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of a number of plants with leaves that are divided into five leaflets or with flowers that have five petals, such as cinquefoil.
- ‘Jonathan and I shared a funny looking tangy-tasting fruit, which we later found out was called five fingers or star fruit.’
- ‘He probably misses my freshly baked meat pies, green fig and five fingers (little gifts to say I'm thinking of you).’
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.