Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant of the buttercup family with globular yellow or orange flowers, native to north temperate regions.
- ‘The oddest flowers this month belong to Trollius chinensis Golden Queen, a Chinese globeflower given to me by an aunt earlier this year.’
- ‘Then she took me out into a backyard garden where a mountain brook fed into a beautiful pool of lilies ringed with iris and globeflower, aspodels and baby's breath.’
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.