Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for mountain cranberry
- ‘Pines, birches and juniper grow in luxuriant profusion on a valley floor lush in bilberry, cowberry and heather.’
- ‘High above tree line, this group had survived on a diet of heather, azalea, hair grass, and the leaves and stems of cowberries.’
- ‘There's the forest of cowberries, or the forest where the elk roams, or the timber forest.’
- ‘Humus or organic matter builds up and this allows the blueberries and cowberries to become established.’
- ‘Perspective hybrids of cowberries and blueberries have been selected and propagated.’
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.