Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A white European butterfly with black markings which lives in rough grassland.
- ‘Cockey Down is best visited in spring and summer, when insects such as the hornet robber-fly, and butterflies such as chalkhill blue, marbled white and dark green fritillary find a home among the stunning tapestry of wildflowers.’
- ‘A number of butterflies are also present, including marbled white, meadow brown, small heath and small skipper.’
- ‘The Manor Farm site has recorded all butterfly species to be found in Yorkshire, including the rare marbled white and common blue.’
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.