Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
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- ‘If mountain areas were full of deep-rooted Japanese cedar rather than betel nut palms, torrential rains would be less likely to cause mudslides and overflowing rivers.’
- ‘They are approached through long graveled avenues set between stone walls in a deep forest of towering Japanese cedars, which contribute great power and contrast to the buildings themselves.’
- ‘The whole house is covered in Virginia creeper and among the trees are an apple tree, cedar, Japanese cedar and large cypress.’
- ‘In the foreground you can see the neat squares of the Whittles’ and neighboring farms, the neatly trellised blocks of kiwifruit vines framed by tall, dense shelterbelts of Japanese cedar.’
- ‘The Japanese cedar is a handsome specimen for windscreens, borders and groupings on large properties.’
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.