Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An everlasting flower of the daisy family.
- ‘They say they pull out the statice and strawflowers and such and keep them in smaller vases for two or three weeks.’
- ‘The dried heads of strawflowers and safflower will further enliven your Yuletide still-life.’
- ‘The strawflowers and statices - especially my perennial German statice - have been fantastic.’
- ‘Sunflowers grow in the back, with strawflowers at far ends.’
- ‘Both use strawflowers for bird's nests, and both also include marble or porcelain animal figurines, which could represent actual animals or garden statuary.’
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.