Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A nettle-like Eurasian plant of the mint family.
- ‘Bifid hemp-nettle usually has pink flowers, while North American populations of hemp-nettle usually have white flowers.’
- ‘Common hemp-nettle seed mixed with soil and stirred periodically emerged mainly from March to May.’
- ‘A definite characteristic of hemp-nettles is that the stem is swollen below each node.’
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.