Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small orchid of calcareous grassland, with a conical spike of pinkish-purple flowers.
- ‘The photograph of the pyramidal orchid in the newspaper showed a flower exactly like the one he had given to his wife.’
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.