Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant of the lily family bearing slender yellow bell-like flowers and found chiefly in eastern North America.
- ‘The similar sessile-leaf bellwort has leaves that clasp the stem and smaller cream-colored flowers.’
- ‘As with regular bellwort, it emerges in very early spring and is topped by small yellow flowers.’
- ‘In Kentucky, the plant is often associated with azaleas, mountain laurels and bellworts under the dappled shade of birch trees.’
- ‘The stems of the flowered bellworts rise to your knees, bend, and droop low under their heavy ovate leaves and lemon-colored, bell-shaped flowers.’
- ‘Virginia bluebells, bellworts, wild ginger and wild columbines are only a few to be seen in the park.’
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.