Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1another term for salsify
- ‘I squat and rest my palm beside a tiny flowering oyster plant.’
- ‘The flavor is complex, bitter and sweet, with hints of artichoke heart, celery, and oyster plant.’
- ‘Surprisingly, the lovely Acanthus mollis, or oyster plant, can bravely withstand regular blizzards of camphor leaves and even thrives in their mulch.’
2A blue-flowered thick-leaved creeping plant of the borage family, native to northern Europe and growing chiefly on stony beaches.
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.