Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of a number of plants which have parts that are said to resemble a turban or similar headdress.
- ‘The Turk's caps added drama and color to the video.’
- ‘I'll send you a box of Turk's caps and the lantana.’
- ‘There are over 1,800 types of wild flowers, including the Apennine edelweiss, Alpine anemone, Turk's caps and numerous orchids.’
- ‘Whereas some Turk's caps have large oval leaves, others have lobed leaves or leaves that are nearly round.’
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.