Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A day-flowering North American plant with yellow flowers, related to the evening primrose.
- ‘Yes, plant the sundrops in the ground to the same depth as they are in the planter that you bought them in.’
- ‘More than half the sundrops and evening primroses under evaluation finished the trial with a good or excellent rating.’
- ‘I've lost the label for this plant, but I think it is a variety of sundrops, Oenothera, perhaps the species is fruticosa.’
- ‘While sundrops are still in the rosette stage, they are very easy to pull up and move around.’
- ‘The bright flowers of sundrops liven up perennial borders and wildflower meadows.’
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.