Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A formal garden laid out in an intricate design.
- ‘The final touch was the creation of a miniature knot garden set in gravel and planted with lavender.’
- ‘Herbs, such as germander and santolina, can be clipped into low hedges to create a knot garden.’
- ‘It features two octagonal knot gardens planted with some 1,300 box hedges in geometric patterns inspired by the wood and plaster designs in the hall's interior.’
- ‘By the 17th century, the simple knot garden had evolved into designs as complicated as those of embroidered cloth.’
- ‘A small space can be perfect for a riotous cottage garden, a neatly structured knot garden or formal Japanese rock garden.’
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.