Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A Eurasian wild rose with fragrant leaves and flowers.
- ‘Recently it has commissioned a survey and also organised the planting of 35 new trees (oak, beech, ash, chestnut and field maple, hawthorn, sweetbriars) to replace decaying forest trees.’
- ‘The entrance to the inn was adorned with sweetbriars and hawthorn hedges.’
2West Indian A spiny acacia with fragrant yellow flowers.
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.