Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A yellow-flowered plant of the daisy family, closely related to ragwort.
- ‘Layne's butterweed often grows in gaps in chaparral.’
- ‘Tall butterweed also has well developed upper leaves and is in much drier habitats.’
- ‘Among them, butterweed is a cool-season annual that usually grows to 18 to 20 inches tall.’
- ‘Streambank butterweed is found from British Columbia south to California, and east to Saskatchewan and New Mexico.’
- ‘Layne's butterweed grows in open rocky areas of gabbro and serpentine soils within chaparral plant communities.’
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.