Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A low-growing evergreen shrub of the heath family, found in north temperate regions.
- ‘Trees of every variety tower above you - leatherleafs, firs, oaks and elms.’
- ‘Pine trees and leatherleafs dotted the slopes of the mountain and a small path appeared in his view.’
- ‘The combination of altitude, moisture, sunlight, and rich volcanic soils make the perfect environment for the best quality leatherleaf.’
- ‘A half-dozen crows burst up out of one of the leatherleafs and silently winged their way north.’
- ‘Unfortunately, the methods used to grow leatherleafs and other fern types is often less than benign.’
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.