Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pinkish-red North American wild orchid that grows in boggy ground.Also called dragon's mouth
- ‘To hear a lovely bunch of the Arethusa called Swamp Pink is not so strange.’
- ‘This bog's stand of Arethusa is unusually large, and contains some rarities.’
- ‘It is Arethusa, one of the Orchids and one of the most charming posies in the meadow lot.’
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.