Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American plant of the mint family, with small blue flowers and blue-stalked, deeply curled stamens.
- ‘As I watch, a humming bird stops in midair and turns its attention to the wooly bluecurls and the showy penstemon.’
- ‘The Hidden Lake pool is the only known locality for the Hidden Lake bluecurls.’
- ‘Robin - actually you do have several nice species of bluecurls, including Oblong Bluecurls.’
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.