Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An often-cultivated Eurasian daisy that has large white flowers with yellow centers.Also called marguerite
- ‘Some liberated lawns will surprise you with a flush of lady's smock, tall meadow buttercups, ox-eye daisies and even orchids.’
- ‘This side is more like a meadow, dominated by longer grasses and a host of ox-eye daisies.’
- ‘The return journey takes us past a miniature bog planted with ferns, bamboos and flag iris and through a meadow of grasses and ox-eye daisies, to which other wild flowers are being introduced.’
- ‘Suitable for the less formal border are harebell, foxglove, ox-eye daisy, toadflax, alpine, autumn and field gentians, cranesbill, forget-me-not, and viper's bugloss.’
- ‘As well as holding a huge range of grassland wild flowers, such as ox-eye daisies, poppies, campion and corn marigold, the nursery grows plants from wetland, upland and woodland habitats.’
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.