Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant of boggy ground, having yellow or red flowers which resemble snapdragons.
- ‘Flowering vines twisting up the cage, and colonies of monkey flower nearby, add charm to the scene.’
- ‘Many others happily adapt to a regular garden irrigation regime: coral bells, monkey flowers, wild strawberry, Western columbine, and wild ginger are examples.’
- ‘This incredibly beautiful desert wouldn't be complete without its gardens of cactus, black brush, yucca, monkey flower, Easter flowers and ferns.’
- ‘Tiny lavender monkey flowers, purple and yellow New England asters, and blue-stem prairie grass are thriving between two mounds of refuse blanketed with scrub grass and cattails.’
- ‘For instance, hummingbirds are attracted to coral bells and columbine in spring, scarlet monkey flower and salvia in summer, and California fuchsia in late summer and fall.’
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.