Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A shrub of the verbena family, with clusters of lilac flowers and yellow berries, native to Central and South America.
- ‘Aptly described by its common name, skyflowers are big, blue and beautiful.’
- ‘I turned back, surprised, and smiled broadly, and she put the wreath of skyflowers on my head.’
- ‘The tower fit nicely over a large, low bowl planter filled with a mix of morning-glories and skyflowers.’
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.