Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large, spreading, evergreen North American oak, which typically supports a large quantity of Spanish moss and other epiphytes.
- ‘The cemetery, with its sculptures, Spanish moss, live oaks and dahlias, has an other worldly atmosphere.’
- ‘And the soil, I'm afraid, wasn't perfect since I had to dig among the roots of a live oak.’
- ‘The white oak group, which includes the live oak and post oak, produces acorns annually.’
- ‘Winding roads are bordered by palmettos, crape myrtle and live oaks draped with Spanish moss.’
- ‘In the northeastern part of the area is a sand ridge supporting turkey oak, sand live oak, wax myrtle, Chapman oak, and longleaf pine.’
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.