Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American tree with compound leaves and dense, hanging clusters of fragrant white flowers, widely grown as an ornamental.
- ‘The black locust grew at another company house, where Louise lived after her mother married a young forester.’
- ‘Additionally, 4 acres degraded by an invasive stand of black locust were restored to native grasslands.’
- ‘The dogwood, oak, chestnut, pine, red maple, black locust, sassafras, hickory, willow, cottonwood, and redbud dotted the landscape.’
- ‘Turn on a black light, and some species such as black locust will glow.’
- ‘In early fall when the weather was warm I sat on the wood and wrought-iron bench that was set out in front of the cafe under a black locust.’
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.