Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A red poppy used as an emblem of the Allied soldiers who fell in the First World War.
- ‘In nature one of my favourite sights is a meadow carpeted in scarlet field poppies, also known as the Corn and the Flanders poppy.’
- ‘More recently, Sir Terence Conran included a little patch of the same scarlet Flanders poppies among the white roses in his Commemorative Peace Garden at Chelsea for the Imperial War Museum.’
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.