Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The holm oak or the kermes oak, both of which have tough evergreen leaves that are reminiscent of holly leaves.
- ‘The holly oaks in the sacks have a good chance of surviving - according to the data we have, an 80 percent chance.’’
- ‘The northern side instead, known as ‘the cold zone’, is characterized by high underwood, with holly oak, white oak, hornbeam and broom.’
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.