Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Australian evergreen climbing plant of the vine family, grown as a houseplant.
- ‘Beside them, a plant trough stands in a ceiling high recess and the glossy leaves of monstera deliciosa, kangaroo vines and variegated coleus are shown off against a white painted rough brick wall.’
- ‘Unlike its better behaved cousin, kangaroo vine can grow you out of house and home!’
- ‘Ornamental plants related to the grapevine include the Virginia creeper in the US and Europe, the kangaroo vine in Australia, and Japanese ivy and Crimson Glory in Japan.’
- ‘Pot chrysanthemums, spider plants and kangaroo vines will provide instant architectural interest and colour.’
- ‘(The houseplant, Cissus antarctica (kangaroo vine), is a very good substitute hostplant during the winter months.)’
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.