Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The common lantana, a scrambling shrub with prickly stems and flowers that turn from yellow to orange and finally to pinkish-red.
- ‘Floral species which are used in Trinidad and Tobago and may occur in Northern Range natural forest areas include kayakeet (Lantana camara).’
- ‘Seeds of the following pioneer species will be collected from appropriate sites black sage, guava, muntingia and kayakeet.’
French Creole, from Latin American Spanish cariaquito.
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.