Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tropical climbing cactus with aerial roots and heavily scented flowers that open only at night and are typically pollinated by bats.
- ‘From time to time, night-blooming cereus that is growing in pots will need to be repotted.’
- ‘The desert night-blooming cereus is a root succulent, possessing a tuberous root, commonly weighing between 5 and 15 pounds.’
- ‘Can you believe that the University of Hawaii has a hedge of night-blooming cereuses?’
- ‘I had seen one in bloom in the Exotic Items Collection of the SNW National Botanical Gardens: the rare night-blooming cereus.’
- ‘The night-blooming cereus likes dappled shade in the summer and a sunny window in the winter.’
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.