Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Mediterranean grass with white silky flowering heads and woolly gray-green leaves, widely grown as an ornamental, used especially when dried.
- ‘Grasses were also a very conspicuous element of the vegetation and included the attractive Lagurus ovatus (Hare's-tail).’
- ‘You can also try hare's tail grass with its dense woolly heads and downy haired leaves.’
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.