Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A common European willow with broad leaves and soft fluffy catkins.
- ‘Some of the fields are nice, traditionally managed, and Broadlands Beck is pleasant with holly dominant, honeysuckle green and goat willows dripping catkins.’
- ‘Before the gorse, goat willow and bramble were all problems needing a lot of labor to manage.’
- ‘The goat willows that have grown there are a particular feature and are subject to a tree preservation order.’
- ‘By flowering early, the goat willow provides bees with both pollen and nectar when few other flowers are available.’
- ‘Quick-growing goat willow will be planted to provide a rapid screen, along with a native woodland mix that will become established in around ten years when the willow will be removed.’
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.