Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant of a genus that includes the royal and cinnamon ferns.
- ‘There is a large variety of potting media which maybe used either exclusively or in combination of charcoal, broken clay pots, redwood barks, tree fern chunks, osmunda, leaf mould and earth mixtures, styrofoam and gravel.’
- ‘If there is a good-size gap between the inner pot and the decorative container, gently pack sphagnum moss or osmunda fibers around the rim and surface to conceal the inner pot.’
Anglo-Latin, from Anglo-Norman French osmunde, of unknown origin.
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.