Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small woody creeping plant of European salt marshes, bearing a superficial resemblance to heather.
- ‘Sea campion, thrift and bird's-foot trefoil flourish here alongside many rarer plants such as sea kale, sea pea and sea heath.’
- ‘Sea heath and sea lavender create a spectacular natural border to the embankment path.’
- ‘Among these on the newer dunes are sea-holly and sea bindweed, and at the edges of older dunes are slender centaury, knotted pearlwort and sea-heath.’
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.