Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tropical tree which bears showy bright red flowers, in particular:See also flamboyant
- ‘Like the flame of the forest, a few more species that have summer blooms include Cassia fistula, one of the dry-deciduous species with bright yellow colours and Jacaranda mimocifolia with blue blooms.’
- ‘This bird adds colour to the jungle, along with the flame of the forest whose scattered red flowers lie like a carpet on the jungle floor.’
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.