Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American kalmia which is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental.
- ‘Woody shrubs adapted to nutrient poor conditions, such as leather leaf and sheep laurel, begin to appear.’
- ‘The shrub layer includes lowbush blueberry, black huckleberry, dangleberry, staggerbush, inkberry and sheep laurel.’
- ‘Joining these trees are well-adapted blueberry, huckleberry, and sheep laurel, as well as a variety of mosses.’
- ‘The flowers of sheep laurel and bog laurel are pink, and rhodora are purple, and none form a distinct ball of white flowers, like Labrador tea.’
- ‘There is a lot of mountain laurel and sheep laurel here and the trail is often narrow, squeezed between full sides of these species.’
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.