Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Australian eucalyptus with tough fibrous bark.
- ‘It is found in the stringybark forests of eastern South Australia and southwestern Victoria, where it feeds on the seeds of stringybark trees.’
- ‘It is a match stick to a stringybark that Lennon's mill proposal will not satisfy the Greens.’
- ‘Tennis balls were cut in half and bark from stringybark trees was glued to all surfaces.’
- ‘The site is situated at Gulkala, set amongst stringybark forest with views to the Gulf of Carpentaria.’
- ‘Originally made of stringybark and mallee sleepers in 1914, the line was later replaced by steel.’
- ‘For arthritis or gout, apply stringybark honey.’
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.