Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small plant of the pink family, with inconspicuous white flowers, native to north temperate regions.
- ‘Detailed studies of the leaf micromorphology in the Antarctic pearlwort were carried out.’
- ‘Only two vascular plants, Antarctic hairgrass and Antarctic pearlwort, have colonized the Maritime Antarctic.’
- ‘Even Antarctica's only two species of flowering plants, hairgrass and pearlwort, have changed their positions of dominance: the moss-like pearl-wort appears more adaptable to the warming.’
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.