Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant of the daisy family, sometimes cultivated for its bright flowers.
- ‘For a splash of bright yellow or orange choose Gazania Sundance whose blooms look like miniature sunflowers, or the African daisy Arctotis, which comes in white, yellow and blue.’
- ‘South African daisies are a great group of plants and dozens of varieties have been developed in Britain recently.’
- ‘Groundcovers may include African daisy, trailing gazania or even large-leafed Algerian ivy.’
- ‘I did pick up some seeds for African daisies and Tumbling Tom tomatoes (designed to grow in hanging baskets and windowboxes).’
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.