Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American oak that has leaves resembling those of the chestnut.
- ‘Slowly, like a stunted chestnut oak falling to the floor of the forest, he toppled over.’
- ‘Red maple, chestnut oak, and scarlet oak are all abundant in the seedling layer.’
- ‘In fact, after a chestnut oak in Connecticut, it was the second tree ever to be officially nominated for national champion status.’
- ‘Data were collected from red maple, chestnut oak, and scarlet oak seedlings on the burned site and an unburned reference site.’
- ‘The data show that chestnut oak and white oak were uncommon on north and east exposures, and black cherry occurred infrequently on west and southwest exposures.’
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.