Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A flower that is characteristic of many leguminous plants and typified by that of the pea.See papilionaceous
- ‘It was the day when the pea flowers started blooming that Mumbir would never forget.’
- ‘Look out for the wonderful pineapple-scented broom with its huge upright heads of bright yellow pea flowers - the smell will make you happy.’
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.