Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A low-growing North American holly with black berries and nearly spineless leaves.
- ‘Some are evergreen, such as inkberry (I. glabra), and some are deciduous, such as winterberry (I. verticillata).’
- ‘Other species include trailing arbutus, bearberry, wintergreen, inkberry, sweet fern, flowering pixie moss, and cowwheat.’
- ‘Minor building alterations brought forth mighty dagga plants; cannas migrated without provocation into any gap left by the lantana and inkberry.’
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.