Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a flower or leaf) depicted with a stalk.
- ‘It's possible that there is a visual difference between the iris and the orchid based on the fact that the orchid is slipped.’
- ‘This is blazoned on either side a mallard holding in its beak an ear of wheat slipped and leaved proper.’
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.