Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An evergreen East Asian shrub with creamy-white flowers and red berries.
- ‘Plant up tubs and pots with Euonymus ‘Emerald 'n' Gold ’, winter-flowering heathers and skimmias for winter colour.’
- ‘Rhododendrons, most heathers, camellias, pieris, skimmia, citrus and many others must have acid soil.’
- ‘Cut back overgrown specimens of spotted laurel, bay, box, fatsia, skimmia and evergreen cotoneaster.’
- ‘The leaves of skimmias also add great fall interest in that they are very aromatic, and are very lustrous.’
Modern Latin, from Japanese.
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.