Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A creeping grass-like aquatic fern which has slender stem-like shoots with small globular spore-producing bodies at their bases, growing on the muddy margins of ponds and lakes in western Europe.
- ‘In Cumbria we are looking for volunteers to help carry out a survey for two unusual Back from the Brink rarities - marsh clubmoss and pillwort.’
- ‘Austral Pillwort is at first appearance a very unfern-like, semi-aquatic fern, resembling more a small fine grass.’
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.