Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sweet violet of a variety with a heavy scent and lavender-coloured flowers which are often crystallized and used for food decoration.
- ‘There was a point in the mid-90s when discussion about morality carried a whiff of Parma violets - unmistakably old-fashioned.’
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.