Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American catalpa which is widely planted in urban parks in Europe.
- ‘A lovely mature Indian bean tree dominates the entrance and has started flowering in the last few years.’
- ‘The Indian bean tree, Catulph bungai, has beautiful catkin-like pods and the sweet chestnut, Castanea savita, has fat spiky burrs.’
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.