Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An orchid with a flower that is said to resemble a spider.
- ‘The greenish yellow flowers are unique to this coastal spider orchid.’
- ‘Join in a walk around the Hoe discovering the early spider orchids.’
- ‘This is it caladenia integra, the smooth-lipped spider orchid.’
- ‘The common name of this genus of orchids - spider orchids - reflects the ungainly appearance of the flowers.’
- ‘Rare species of spider orchids are suddenly appearing in unexpected places in the cypress forests outside Narrandera.’
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.