Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Coming into contact; converging and touching but not fused together.
- ‘Variety arizonica differs from var. spicata by the smaller flowers with smaller keels less than 0.7 mm high on the central veins of the lip, by the column 12-14 mm long which is without a rostellum, and by the perianth being connivent or only slightly spreading.’
- ‘In this respect it agrees with the genus Thismia, but differs in the inner perianth-segments being dilated and connivent at the tips, exactly as in Bagnisia and Geomitra.’
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.