Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- US term for pepperwort
- ‘The slickspot peppergrass, which resembles the garden flower sweet alyssum, is conserved by three different conservation measures.’
- ‘All remaining populations of the slickspot peppergrass are potentially vulnerable to naturally occurring events (such as wildfire), introductions of exotic species, development, and other human activities.’
- ‘The slickspot peppergrass grows in sagebrush steppe habitats in southwestern Idaho, including the Snake River Plain, Owyhee Plateau, and adjacent foothills in Ada, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, and Payette counties.’
- ‘They were updated to address the protection and conservation of slickspot peppergrass.’
- ‘Herbs such as dill, tarragon, and peppergrass, relatively rare elsewhere in the Arab world, are as popular in Iraq as in Iran.’
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.