Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A spirea with sprays of white flowers.
- ‘Using sharp pruners, cut budding branches of bridal wreath spiraea and service-berry.’
- ‘The best time to prune spirea, or bridal wreath, is right after it blooms.’
- ‘Cut leafless stems of bridal wreath and other plants and set them in the propagation bed or container.’
- ‘If needed, prune bridal wreath immediately after flowering.’
- ‘This is the exotic invader plant from South America, called the Madeira vine or bridal wreath.’
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.