Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Australian acacia with golden flowers.
- ‘The smell of the crushed or burning leaves is immediately evocative for most Australians, and the golden wattle has symbolic force, summarising these landscapes of the sun.’
- ‘You can see parrots exploding from clumps of golden wattle and sizzling pink honey myrtle.’
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.