Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for clianthus
- ‘There were three unique species here, of which one, the glory pea, has not been seen since 1805.’
- ‘The flowers remind me most of the glory pea except they are slightly smaller and have the spurs.’
- ‘Half a century after Cook's arrival, the Austrian botanist Ferdinand Bauer collected seed of the glory pea for cultivation.’
- ‘Rays of yellow were cast through the bush by large yellow golden glory pea flowers and ground hugging buttercups on guinea flower which scrambled about the forest 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.