Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a leaf) in the shape of a heart with the pointed end at the base.
- ‘The flowers have bright yellow petals which are obovate or obcordate and from 4-6 mm long.’
- ‘The typical variety has ovate to obcordate leafets.’
- ‘They all have ternate leaves with obcordate leaflets, and with the exception of O. violacea, bear yellow flowers.’
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.