Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A vigorous climbing vine with hooked tubular flowers, native to eastern North America.
- ‘Natural climbers such as clematis, Dutchman's pipe, and kiwi vines only need to be redirected as required.’
- ‘For example, heat generation has turned up in certain plants of these ancient lineages of flowering plants: the magnolias, Dutchman's pipes, star anises, custard apples, and water lilies.’
- ‘Dutchman's pipe is a root-hardy conversation piece with 8-inch mottled blooms during the warm months.’
- ‘Vines such as the showy rangoon creeper and the unusual Dutchman's pipe offer months of blooms, but these might prove too vigorous.’
- ‘And many annual vines - Dutchman's pipe, morning glories, moonflower, sweet peas, nasturtiums - grown by our grandparents hold appeal as heirlooms.’
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.