Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A chatoyant gem consisting of feldspar, with a red or gold lustre.
- ‘For example, amethyst blends well with lavender, fire agate with sunflowers, citrine with chamomile, aventurine with mint, sunstone with marigolds or daisy, and so forth.’
- ‘Other styles are just as pretty: necklaces crafted of coral and interlaced with sunstone, plus one-of-a-kind pieces made from refashioned vintage pendants and pins.’
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.