Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A low-growing evergreen Eurasian shrub with leathery leaves, small green flowers, and black poisonous berries.
- ‘In woodlands and forests, shrubs such as spurge laurel and European ivy were common.’
- ‘Already a serious concern in British Columbia, spurge laurel has been listed because it is a threat to native forest ecosystems.’
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.