Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A succulent plant with rosettes of fleshy colorful leaves, native to warm regions of America and popular as houseplants.
- ‘This chocolate coloured echeveria lives in a pot on the house decking.’
- ‘Echeverias are polycarpic, meaning that they may flower and set seed many times over the course of their lifetimes.’
Modern Latin, named after Anastasio Echeveri or Echeverría, 19th-century Mexican botanical illustrator.
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.