Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant related to the snapdragon that is cultivated for its colorful, obliquely funnel-shaped flowers.
- ‘Small-flowered plants such as asters, coral bells, nemesia, and yarrow are great fillers.’
- ‘In zones 15-17, you can also plant calceolaria, cineraria, nemesia, and schizanthus.’
- ‘Petunias, snapdragons and nemesia are good annuals to add in the fall.’
- ‘The lower bed holds mostly annuals including yellow and orange nemesias, and pink godetias.’
- ‘Low, mounding chamomile and creeping thymes grow between the nemesias.’
Modern Latin, from Greek nemesion, denoting various similar plants.
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.