Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small white-flowered creeping chickweed with soft hairy leaves which supposedly resemble the ears of mice.
- ‘Mouse ear chickweed has white flowers while Anagallis arvensis has blue or red flowers.’
- ‘Common mouse-ear is a short-lived perennial, native in grassland and in open cultivated and waste ground.’
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.