Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant of the lily family which has long, narrow leaves with a central yellow stripe, native to southern Africa and popular as a houseplant.
- ‘It will be plants which are good at recycling carbon dioxide like spider plants.’
- ‘Andrea also uses this trick on her hanging spider plant.’
- ‘A towel rack hung on the shower door, and a spider plant trailed its long white-green tendrils across the counter.’
- ‘Chelsea plays with the tip of a spider plant, flicking it with her fingers.’
- ‘It was overflowing with hanging spider plants and overripe ferns.’
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.