Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Mediterranean shrub of the pea family, which bears yellow flowers followed by inflated reddish pods.
- ‘The Friends of Bidwell Park are removing bladder senna shrubs from the cork oak forest area.’
- ‘Does anyone have seeds of bladder senna?’
- ‘They are typically southern and eastern butterflies, frequenting hot, rocky slopes where their foodplant, the bladder senna, grows.’
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.