Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A yellow- or orange-flowered European poppy of shady rocky places.
- ‘The Snowdon lily and the Welsh poppy are neck-and-neck in Caernarvonshire.’
- ‘Yews and Welsh poppies announce the Field Centre. Once a Georgian mansion, now there's laboratory glass on the windowsills and computers in the lounge.’
- ‘Behind the house were meadows, riotous with summer wildflowers: Welsh poppies, gentians, and sage.’
- ‘Forget-me-nots are easily grown, as are sweet woodruff and Welsh poppies.’
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.