Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A speedwell with bright blue flowers and leaves resembling those of the germander, native to Eurasia.
- ‘A complete description of the germander speedwell includes plant information and identification.’
- ‘If I'm not mistaken, those are germander speedwells (veronica chamaedrys).’
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.